Multi-alarm fire breaks out at Penn Station in New York Citty

NEW YORK CITY (WPVI) -- Firefighters battled an early morning blaze at New York's Penn Station in midtown Manhattan.

The multi-alarm fire broke out at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday and burned through two construction sheds located two floors beneath ground level.

More than 100 firefighters responded to the scene as heavy smoke filled the concourses serving the A, C and E subway lines.

There were no immediate reports of injuries.

Penn Station remained open during the incident, but the A and E subway trains were bypassing 34th Street station.

NJ Transit and Amtrak trains continued to run on a normal schedule Tuesday morning.
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