Fire at New York City’s Copacabana Nightclub; Ray de la Paz and Others Evacuated
A fire started in an electrical panel on the second floor of the Copacabana night club in Times Square on Tuesday night during a dance party featuring Ray de la Paz, according to a WABC report.
The fire started at 9:45 p.m. and around 100 people were evacuated from the club located at 268 West 47th Street, the station reported.
The fire was quickly brought under control, the article notes, as firefighters worked to vent the building.
On July 12th, 2011, the club re-opened to the public at its current location and the first performer was world-renowned salsa musician Willie Colón.
The famous New York City nightclub originally opened on November 10, 1940.
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