Fire breaks out in Midtown restaurant

MIDTOWN — Firefighters are battling a heavy fire at Midtown restaurant Saturday morning.

The blaze broke out around 10:30 a.m. in the kitchen of the Redeye Grill located on the first floor of 888 Seventh Avenue, fire officials said.

The amount of injuries reported was not immediately known.

Seventh Avenue along West 57th Street was closed while FDNY and NYPD officials worked to investigate the fire.