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Smoke showing from the hospital construction site


Smoke rises from a building under construction at the NYU Langone Medical Center on the east side of Manhattan in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

NEW YORK (AP) — Flames are shooting from the roof of a New York City hospital building that’s under construction.

The Fire Department of New York is at the scene of a construction fire at the NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

Hospital spokesman Jim Mandler says the fire is at a building that’s scheduled to open in 2018.

Images from the scene showed thick black smoke and flames rising from a roof as people in hard hats worked nearby.

The fire was reported shortly after noon Wednesday.

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