Fire inside the Marriott Marquis in Times Square

December 10, 2013 7:36:23 PM PST
There was a scare for tourists in Times Square after a fire broke out in their hotel.

The fire started just before 8 p.m. Tuesday in a stairwell on the second floor of the Marriott Marquis on Broadway.

Firefighters were able to contain the flames and had the fire out within an hour.

20 units and 78 firefighters responded to the fire in the 58-story high rise.

The hotel was not evacuated.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.