Firefighters battle blaze atop 40-story Midtown apartment complex

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Saturday, March 12, 2016

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Firefighters are battled a fire at a high-rise building in Manhattan Friday evening.

The flames broke out on the rooftop of 650 West 42nd Street between 11th and 12th avenues just after 5 p.m.

The high-rise is a mixed-occupancy structure with two towers, each rising 40 stories with a total of 1,276 residential units and two commercial units.

There are no reported injuries, and the buildings were not evacuated.