Flames broke out on 190 Bowery between Delancey St. and Rivington St. on Monday evening just after 7:30 p.m.
Video and photos posted on social media show smoke filling the sky downtown.
Explosion then fire on Bowery & Spring pic.twitter.com/wAANZ9dT56— Anthony Via Corrado (@ViaCorrado) August 8, 2016
Several witnesses say the fire started on the roof deck of the building.
No injuries have been reported.