There was a report of a fire last night at 647 E. 11th St. at Avenue C.
The FDNY Twitter feed ID'd the fire in the ground-floor restaurant, which is Fiaschetteria Pistoia.
MAN ALL HANDS 647 E 11 ST, MIXED OCCUPANCY FIRE ON 1ST FLR RESTAURANT,— FDNYalerts (@FDNYAlerts) December 24, 2018
EVG regular Jose Garcia shared the photos in this post at 10:30 p.m.
The FDNY declared the situation under control at 11:30...
MAN ALL HANDS 647 E 11 ST, MIXED OCCUPANCY FIRE ON 1ST FLR RESTAURANT, UNDER CONTROL— FDNYalerts (@FDNYAlerts) December 24, 2018
Jose reported a heavy FDNY response to the scene, which you can see in this aerial view...
There isn't any word at the moment regarding injuries or the extent of the damage or the cause of the fire.
A sign on the door notes a January return...
[Photo by Stacie Joy]