Bronx Apartment Fire Claims Lives

Published on March 02, 2011, 9:14 am
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The Fire Department says three people, including a baby, have died following a Bronx apartment blaze.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene. A woman and the baby died at a hospital. Four other civilians and two firefighters suffered minor injuries.

The fire was reported shortly before 8:00 a.m. Firefighters were on scene in three minutes and controlled the blaze in about thirty.

The FDNY says the fire apparently started in a fifth-floor bedroom and spread to the living room. The apartment is in a six-story building.

Fire marshals and the police are investigating the cause.


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