23 hurt, including firefighter, in Bronx blaze

03 January, 2018, 01:11 | Author: Roderick Gutierrez
  • Survivors of devastating Bronx fire allowed to return to building

The blaze quickly spread to the upper floors, leaving one person seriously injured while 11 others suffered non-life threatening injuries, officials said.

The fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. [EST] Tuesday in a furniture store in the four-story building at the corner of East Tremont Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue.

At least 23 people are injured in a fire that breaks out in a building in the Bronx, New York City, on January 2, 2018.

There are twelve apartments in the building.

Dozens of fire trucks were at the scene as thick smoke poured out of the building and flames were through the roof.


She told the news station she was getting ready for work when she smelled smoke.

Over 20 fire extinguishing vehicles and more than 100 firefighters are trying to extinguish the blaze.

The displaced residents were placed on an MTA bus so they could keep warm while firefighters continued battling the blaze.

Last Thursday, a fire at a residential building near Bronx Zoo killed 12 people.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.

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