March 7, Staff Report
A fire broke out on the roof of Kaufman Astoria Studios this morning but was quickly extinguished by the FDNY.
The fire department received a call at 6:37 am that the roof of the studio at 34-12 36 Street was ablaze. When they arrived, the fire was visible from the street, according to a spokesman for the FDNY.
A group of 60 firefighters got the blaze under control by 7:24 a.m. and there were no injuries reported.
The extent of the damage to the studio is unknown and the cause is still under investigation by the FDNY.
QNS ALL HANDS 34-12 36 ST, COMMERCIAL (KAUFMAN MOVIE STUDIO) FIRE ON ROOF,
— FDNYalerts (@FDNYAlerts) March 7, 2017