The fire broke out in the two-story home around 9:30 a.m. on East 187th Street in the Belmont section. It was under control as of 10:44 a.m.
Of the two people injured, one man is in serious condition at St. Barnabas Hospital. The other person is expected to survive.
2 civilian injuries reported in 2-alarm fire 537 E 187 St BX. 1 serious, and 1 non life-threatening injury pic.twitter.com/XHW0zGhPGa— FDNY (@FDNY) February 10, 2017
The fire spread to a neighboring home.
The cause of the fire is not yet known.