Restaurant fire forces evacuation of building in Manhattan's East Village

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A fire at a restaurant forced the evacuation of a building in Manhattan's East Village Monday night.

Authorities say the fire broke out just after 8 p.m. in a duct at 'The Smith' on Third Avenue, near East 11th Street.

Firefighters quickly put out the flames in the 12-story building and everyone was allowed back inside.

No injuries were reported.

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