Bronx Furniture Store Catches On Fire

Kristopher Drake
January 3, 2018

Fire Department of New York (FDNY) firemen work at an apartment building in the Bronx.

Incidentally, at least 12 people have been killed as a deadly fire engulfed a century old building in the New York's Bronx borough, reports said.

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

The blaze began at about 5:30 a.m.at 1547 Commonwealth Ave.in the Van Nest neighborhood of the Bronx. Nigro said authorities would enter the building to determine the cause of the fire once it's deemed safe.


A fire destroyed a building and injured 23 people in NY yesterday, just days after the city's deadliest inferno in a quarter of a century.

Another resident escaped with her two children and their dog.

WABC-TV reported there were 12 apartments in the building, but the blaze appeared to have started in a furniture store on the first floor.

"They've all been transported, and they will all be ok, thankfully", he said, noting there were at least nine children among the injured.

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