MORRIS HEIGHTS - A fire destroyed at least seven businesses early this morning in Morris Heights.

The fire broke out on the corner of 183rd Street and Jerome Avenue just after 6 a.m. The fire spread to many businesses in the area, including a bodega, a hair salon and a Kennedy Fried Chicken.

Officials say four people suffered minor injuries in the fire. The cause is still under investigation.

For additional footage over the fire, watch the video on the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.