Emergency calls reported smoke on the lower levels of the 48-story
Time & Life Building late on Monday evening, New York Fire
Department spokesman Danny Glover said, adding there were no
injuries and the fire was out by about 11 p.m. EDT.
Heavy smoke could be seen outside the Avenue of the Americas
building, which had been evacuated, NBC reported. Glover could not
confirm that it had been evacuated.
The roughly 2 million square foot (185,806 square meter) Time & Life
Building, opened in 1959, is home to a number of media outlets in
Midtown, developer Rockefeller Group said on its website.
(Reporting by Eric M. Johnson; editing by Lisa Shumaker)
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