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A three-alarm fire erupted in a Midtown apartment building on Saturday morning, resulting in injuries, some of them serious, before firefighters got the blaze under control.

The FDNY responded to the blaze at around 6 a.m. Sunday

Plumes of thick, black smoke billowed from the Battery Maritime Building at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan on Saturday afternoon after a fire started in an air conditioning unit on the building's roof.

Chimu, another popular local spot, also appeared to sustain damage

The fires are preventable and fairly rare, but they can be uniquely destructive.

None of the injuries were life threatening, officials said.

The blaze comes just two weeks after another early morning fire killed two people – a 52-year-old man and his 91-year-old mother – in an apartment on nearby Mulberry Street.

Eight city firefighters in total were sent to the hospital Sunday afternoon; five were still hospitalized as of Sunday evening, Mayor Eric Adams said Sunday evening.