Crews respond to fire at Long Island hotel

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Monday, December 7, 2020
wabc-John Scalesi

UNIONDALE, Long Island (WABC) -- Fire crews responded to a fire at a hotel on Long Island.

The fire broke out just after 5 p.m. Sunday at the Marriott Hotel on James Doolittle Boulevard in Uniondale.

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FDNY officials say the 6-alarm fire began on the first floor of a 5-story vacant building at East Seventh Street in the East Village around 5 a.m.

Guests in the area were evacuated safely, officials say.

There are no reports of any injuries.

It is unclear how the fire started.

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