New York – At least 19 people are dead, including 9 children, and 63 injured in a five-alarm fire at a 19-story high-rise apartment complex in the Bronx.
ABC 7 New York reported:
At least 19 people are dead, including nine children, in a catastrophic fire that broke out at high-rise apartment building in the Bronx Sunday, officials said.
Officials say the five-alarm fire started in a duplex apartment on the third floor of a 19-story high-rise building at 333 East 181st Street in the Tremont section of the Bronx just before 11 a.m. Sunday.
In a press conference, FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said 32 people were sent to hospitals in life threatening condition, with at least 63 people injured in total. The predominant