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Minor Injures Reported After Sparks Fly on 'Top of the Rock'

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Six people suffered slight burns when a camera caught fire at the Top of the Rock observation deck in Midtown Sunday night.

The city fire department says an electrical short in a camera sent sparks onto the 70th floor deck at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Five adults and a baby were hurt.

"It was like a short circuit, and it created some sparks that were kind of like embers that were blowing in the wind, minor if that. Just match-head type burns," said FDNY Chief Tom Meara.

The five adults were treated at the scene.

The baby was taken to the hospital as a precaution and is expected to be okay.

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