Bronx, NY (July 4, 2020) – This morning around 3 a.m., fourteen people were injured in an apartment fire that took place at 120 West 167th St. in the Bronx.
The fire started in a three-story residential building and spread quickly from the second floor to other floors of the building. More than 100 firefighters worked to battle the blaze, which took several hours to fully extinguish.
Two firefighters and four civilians from inside the building were rushed to area hospitals. Several others were treated at the scene of the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in New York
House fires take place every single day in New York. Each year, hundreds of people are impacted by serious fires that break out within homes across the state. The most common injuries caused by fires are smoke inhalation and burns, which can cause serious results in those involved. If you have suffered the aftermath of a fire and believe that another party is to blame, it is important that you speak with a personal injury attorney who has experience handling these cases.
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