Massive fire tears through Bronx building; injuries reported

MOUNT EDEN, Bronx (WABC) -- Eight people were injured after a massive fire tore through an apartment building in the Bronx.

FDNY reports the 5-alarm fire started on the sixth floor of the six-story building on 1555 Grand Concourse in Mount Eden just after 8 p.m. on Friday. The fire then spread to the cockloft.

One of the victims was taken to Bronx Lebanon Hospital.

The FDNY said the cause of the fire was electrical.

Smoke alarms present and operational.

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