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Manhattan fire

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

 A large fire was burning in Manhattan on Friday morning.

 The FDNY was called to 251 E. 35th St. around 11 a.m.  It quickly went to two alarms.

 The building houses a Chinese Restaurant on the first floor and residential units on the upper floors.

Thick black smoke was seen over the scene.

Due to the fire and FDNY and NYPD activity in the area, motorists were warned to expect extensive traffic delays in the area of E. 35th Street and 2nd Avenue and the entrance to Queens-Midtown Tunnel.

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