1 dead, 3 hurt after fire breaks out in Bronx building

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Sunday, December 31, 2023
Fatal fire in the Bronx leaves 1 dead, 3 injured
Officials say one person died and three others were hurt after a fire broke out in Soundview.

SOUNDVIEW, The Bronx (WABC) -- One person was killed, and three others were hurt after a fire in the Bronx on Saturday.

The fire broke out about 8:30 p.m. and tore through part of a five-story building on Elder Avenue in Soundview.

It took firefighters just over a half hour to get under control.

Officials say one woman was killed, and three other people were treated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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