Smoke covers Manhattan

Smoke covers Manhattan

Fire at historic seaport shuts down music festival as pier goes up in flames.

The smoke covered part of the Brooklyn Bridge and reached over the river to Brooklyn. (TWITTER)

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Firefighters inspect PIer 17 in New York. A three-alarm blaze at the South Street Seaport created a large cloud of smoke over the East River. (AP)

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at PIer 17 in New York. Firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze at the South Street Seaport that created a large cloud of smoke over the East River. (AP)