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A Fire Causes Severe Damage to a Landmark Theater

A strong fire at the Paradise Theater in the Fordham Heights section of the Bronx caused significant damage to this 83-year-old cultural landmark, the New York Times reported.

The fire started around 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 5, causing two minor injuries among firefighters. More than 100 had to intervene to control the blaze, the Fire Department said.

The cause of the fire remains unclear. Created in 1929, the Paradise Theater used to be a center of Bronx night life.

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