Fire At 101 Orchard Street Under Control

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via @skuyel

A fire in the ductwork of a restaurant at 101 Orchard Street that broke out this morning in its kitchen is under control as of 10:28 a.m., the FDNY told Runnin' Scared. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

According to Bowery Boogie, the building in question houses Congee Village, and, per DNAinfo, is next to the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.

Bowery Boogie has more photos from the incident.

Update: 2:21 p.m.
Bowery Boogie reports that Congee Village is closed until further notice.

[EstherZuckerman / ezwrites]

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