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Fire erupts at Midtown apartment building

November 12, 2012 05:30PM

A fire erupted this afternoon at a 12-unit apartment building at 245 East 55th Street, DNAinfo reported. The fire began on the third floor shortly before 2 p.m. and was reportedly brought under control shortly thereafter. It is unclear whether anybody sustained injuries in the blaze.

The 8,556-square-foot building, between Second and Third avenues, is a rental property, according to, and is owned by Aintree Rlty.

A one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit rented for $1,800 per month in July. Martin Jay at DG Neary Realty had the listing. [DNAinfo]Zachary Kussin