Two firefighters injured in early morning fire on the Lower East Side

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LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — Two firefighters were injured in a fire that blazed the top story of a building on the Lower East Side, the FDNY said Monday.

AIR 11 flew over a fire that broke out on the top floor of an apartment building on the Lower East Side, which injured two firefighters

The fire broke out shortly after 5 a.m. near the intersection of Henry and Jefferson streets, officials said. The 5-story building has a laundromat on the first floor.

The firefighters were transported to a hospital and treated for minor injuries.

Over 100 firefighters from 25 different units were able to contain the fire shortly after 7 a.m.

The cause of fire is under investigation.

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