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Water main break at Palace Hotel

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The Palace Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The Palace Hotel in midtown Manhattan.
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

The Palace Hotel in midtown Manhattan was temporarily evacuated overnight due to a power outage caused by a water main break.

The fire department says the break occurred at 12:44 a.m. Monday.

Backup generators kicked in but failed after the break flooded the basement.

Hundreds of hotel guests were evacuated from the 50-story building.

The situation was brought under control at 3:15 a.m. and power to the hotel was restored.

No injuries were reported.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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