Early Morning East 80s Fire Extinguished

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A fire broke out on the Upper East Side in the early morning hours of April 22.
At 3:36 a.m., the fire department received a call that a single-family brownstone, at 12 E. 80th St. between Madison and Fifth avenues, was in flames. More than 100 fire fighters were at the scene by 4:02 a.m., and the fire was under control by 5 a.m., according to the FDNY.
A woman, man and their four children all safely escaped to the rooftop using a ladder. Six firefighters sustained minor injuries, including some burns.
The fire department said the flames started on the second floor. The cause is being investigated.

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