2 dead, 5 others injured in Bronx fire

April 21, 2012 5:43:01 PM PDT
Two people were killed in a high rise fire in the Marble Hill section of the Bronx.

The victims have been identified as 46 year-old Marilyn Brito and 47 year-old Juan Lizardo.

They lived in the second floor apartment where the fire broke out.

The fire started on the 2nd floor of the 14 story building at 4:30pm.

The victims were pronounced dead at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital.

Five other people, including a firefighter, were treated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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