2 firefighters injured after fire rips through NYC bike shop

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Firefighters battle 4-alarm fire at NYC bike shop
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A fire ripped through a bike shop in the Bronx Monday night, injuring two firefighters.

BRONX, New York (WABC) -- A fire ripped through a bike shop in the Bronx Monday night.

The FDNY received a call around 8:20 p.m. for a fire at a building on White Plains Road in the Wakefield section.

Officials say the fire went to a second alarm at 8:23 p.m. and then spread to a third alarm around 8:45 p.m.

According to the FDNY, the fire has since spread to a fourth alarm.

Two firefighters suffered injuries. One refused medical attention and the other was taken to a local hospital.

Officials say firefighters remain on the scene and the fire is not under control at this time.

No fire extended into adjacent buildings.

Due to FDNY activity, the 2 train was temporarily suspended between 219th Street and 241st Street, but has resumed.

So far, no major injuries have been reported.


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