Two firefighters hospitalized after Bronx church fire

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Sunday, August 28, 2022
Two firefighters hospitalized for injuries from Bronx church fire
Two firefighters were hospitalized for injuries after a church fire in the Bronx.

EAST TREMONT, The Bronx (WABC) -- Two firefighters were hospitalized after a fire tore through a church in the Bronx.

Flames broke out at Iglesia Cristiana just a few blocks north of the Cross Bronx Expressway in East Tremont just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

No injuries were reported.

There is no word yet on how badly the church was damaged.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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