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Fire at 30 Rockefeller Plaza Observation Deck Injures 6

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: The 74-foot Norway Spruce dressed with 30,000 energy efficient led lights before they are turned on, is on display at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center on November 30, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
Photo: Neilson Barnard/2010 Getty Images

Those visiting the Top of the Rock got a scare on Sunday evening when a camera burst into flames on the elevated portion of the observation deck, dropping embers on people standing on the lower deck. Six people suffered minor burns, including five adults who refused treatment and a child who was taken to New York Presbyterian Hospital. By the time firefighters arrived at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the fire had been extinguished. New York City Fire Department spokesman Khalid Baylor said the incident is “under investigation, but it’s not deemed suspicious.” So foul play has been ruled out, but feel free to worry about security cameras spontaneously catching fire.

Fire at 30 Rockefeller Plaza Injures 6