5 people injured, including 2 critical, in Bronx apartment building fire

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Sunday, October 23, 2022
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Several people were injured in a fire that broke out at an apartment building in the Bronx Sunday morning.

BRONX, New York (WABC) -- Several people were injured in a fire that broke out at an apartment building in the Bronx Sunday morning.

FDNY officials said firefighters responded to the five-story residential apartment building located at 1316 Morris Avenue around 10:45 a.m. for a fire on the fifth floor.

They say it quickly escalated to a second alarm, bringing about 25 units and 105 firefighters to the scene.

Five people were injured, including two critically.

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The two victims with critical injuries were taken to Lincoln Hospital.

The fire was placed under control around 11:20 a.m.

An investigation is underway into the cause of the fire.

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