12 hurt, 1 seriously, in Bronx fire

Jan 03, 2018, 01:58
12 hurt, 1 seriously, in Bronx fire

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

The fire started in the Bronx building at about 5.30 a.m. and spread to multiple floors, express.co.uk reported. Temperatures were around -10C.

Some residents displaced by last week's massive apartment building fire in the Bronx are being allowed back in to gather their belongings.

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This fire comes just days after 12 people were killed at 2363 Prospect Ave.in The Bronx - the city's deadliest fire in more than a quarter-century.

NY mayor Bill de Blasio described the incident as "the worst fire tragedy we have seen in this city in a quarter century".

A huge fire engulfed a Bronx apartment building overnight.

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One of the shop's workers lost two relatives in the fire.

"Based on the info now, I'm sorry to report 12 New Yorkers are dead, including one child".

But a spokesman for the fire department later told AFP that four of the injured were in a life-threatening condition.

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