Manhattan, NY – One Killed & Two Hurt in Harlem Apartment Fire on W 131st St

Manhattan, NY – One Killed & Two Hurt in Harlem Apartment Fire on W 131st St

Manhattan, NY (October 18, 2019) – Authorities confirmed that one person was tragically killed and two people were injured in an apartment fire that took place in Harlem on Friday afternoon, October 18th.

The fatal blaze broke out inside of a complex located on West 131st Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Fifth Avenue.

According to the FDNY, a call reporting the fire came in at around 2:52 p.m. and responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. Medical crews were also dispatched to the scene where they confirmed that one person was killed in the fire.

Two other victims suffered critical and serious injuries and were promptly transported to local hospitals for additional treatment. Authorities are currently working to determine the cause of the fire.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with everyone who was affected by this fire.

Fires and Explosions in New York

Manhattan, NY – One Killed & Two Hurt in Harlem Apartment Fire on W 131st St

Fatalities caused by fires and explosions in New York rose by 50% between 2016 and 2017 with 73 civilian fire deaths. Hundreds more suffered minor to serious injuries as a fire or explosion can often be the most dangerous situation anyone can encounter. It is important to understand your rights following a sudden injury, particularly in the event that you were not at fault for the accident.

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