The fire broke out in the first floor apartment on East 140th Street just after 12:45 a.m. Monday.
At least five residents were injured, none with life threatening injuries.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
ALSO READ: 14 injured in massive building fire in Bronx
The blaze comes a few months after a massive fire in the Bronx left 14 people injured. Fortunately none of the injuries in that blaze were considered to be life-threatening.
Two firefighters were transported to Jacobi Medical Center, after that fire in Highbridge, while four civilians were taken to an area hospital. The rest were treated on scene.
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