07/08/2010 06:09 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Houston Street Fire: MASSIVE Fire Breaks Out On Avenue A Rooftop (PHOTOS)

A massive 3-alarm fire has broken out in the East Village.

The fire started around 5:30 pm and quickly spread to the roof of building on Houston Street and Avenue A. Firefighters are currently working to get the flames under control.

Black smoke billowing from the roof can be seen for miles.

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