At least 33 firefighters suffered heat-related injuries battling the fire.
The six-alarm fire broke out shortly after midnight Wednesday at 975 Walton Ave. near Yankee Stadium.
More than 200 firefighters battled the blaze during a hot and humid night.
The blaze was brought under control just before 4 a.m.
None of the injured required hospitalization, but dozens of people were forced from their homes.
The Red Cross is providing food and emotional support at a local high school for affected residents. Emergency shelter will be provided to those needing it.
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