FDNY battles all-hands apartment building fire; 2 firefighters hurt

Twelve units responded to the fire and the flames were brought under control in an hour

By Michael Sheridan
New York Daily News

NEW YORK — Four people, including two firefighters, were injured in a blaze in the Bronx Monday morning.

A call came in just after 8 a.m. of a fire on the 6th floor of a seven-story building on W. 240th St.

Twelve units responded to the fire, and the flames were brought under control in an hour.

Two residents were injured, officials told the Daily News. Both were serious, but only one appeared to be life-threatening.

Two firefighters were also injured, but they appeared to be minor, officials said.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.


©2019 New York Daily News


“There was a heavy smoke condition on the sixth floor. Engine 52 and Ladder 52 were first on scene. We saw that there...

Posted by New York City Fire Department (FDNY) on Monday, November 4, 2019
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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