1 badly hurt in Allerton fire; 3 firefighters injured

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

ALLERTON, Bronx -- Fire officials say a woman was seriously injured in an apartment fire in the Bronx.

The fire began in the bedroom of a third floor apartment on Barnes Avenue just after 10 p.m. Monday.

Fire officials say the 62-year-old woman was found unconscious in a smoke-filled hallway.

The woman suffered burns to her face, body and legs and was hospitalized in serious condition.

Fire officials say four other people, including three firefighters, suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.