Three-Alarm Fire Engulfs Upper East Side Diner

A three-alarm fire engulfed an Upper East Side restaurant on Friday night, causing minor injuries to two firefighters, fire officials said.

The fire started inside Jaques, a French bistro situated at 200 East 85th Street at around 9:30 p.m. and quickly spread into the duct work. According to fire officials, the fire quickly spread to the residential area of the structure on the second and third floors.

Approximately 130 firefighters, as well as scores of police officers and EMS, responded to the scene and thankfully, no civilian casualties were reported.

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