Fire destroys popular Hell's Kitchen eatery, Empanada Mama

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Monday, January 25, 2016

HELL'S KITCHEN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Firefighters had to work over a big pile of snow to battle a fire at the popular eatery 'Empanada Mama' on Sunday morning.

Smoke poured out of the restaurant on 51st Street and 9th Avenue as a fire burned in the basement and shot through the roof.

Fortunately, no one was injured. The eatery is destroyed.