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Twitter Responds to Blast at Pommes Frites

A horrific fire on 2nd Avenue that claimed Pommes Frites has led to all sorts of reactions.

Scott Westerfield

An explosion and ensuing blaze at East Village restaurant Sushi Park spread to one of New York's favorite snack spots, Pommes Frites. So beloved, Pommes Frites is trending on Twitter with a mix of reactions from New Yorkers and ex-New Yorkers that range from outrage over the concern for a fry shop in the midst of a tragedy to farewell notes. Here's a sample running the gamut.

A few farewell notes:

The backlash is there too: