Fire in Times Square causes evacuation

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(WTNH) — An evacuation took place in Times Square on Monday.

Part of the Viacom Building in New York City had to be evacuated after reports of a fire at a parking garage next door.

Nearly 100 firefighters responded to the reports of smoke in the basement parking garage.Related Content: Police say NY mall evacuated after gun discharges into floor

It caused a massive traffic jam in Manhattan.

The fire was under control in about an hour and a half.

There are no reports of any injuries. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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