Fire breaks out at original P.J. Clarke's on Manhattan's East Side

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Monday, August 29, 2022
A fire broke out at the original P.J. Clarke's in Midtown East.
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A fire broke out at the original P.J. Clarke's in Midtown East on Sunday night.

MIDTOWN EAST, Manhattan (WABC) -- A fire broke out at the original PJ Clarke's in Midtown East.

Flames broke out at the historic building at the corner of Third Avenue and 55th Street just after 9 p.m. Sunday.

The bar was established at that location in 1884.

No injuries have been reported.

The fire was under control before 10 p.m.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. There is no word yet on the extent of the damage to the bar and restaurant.

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