4 FDNY firefighters suffer minor injuries battling Bronx store fire

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Fire breaks out at Bronx business
Firefighters battle flames in Wakefield business.

WAKEFIELD, Bronx (WABC) -- Four firefighters suffered minor injuries while battling a fire at a store in the Bronx on Tuesday morning.

The flames broke out just before 7:30 a.m. inside the building on East 233rd Street in the Wakefield section.

The fire started in a commercial building before it spread to adjacent structures.

The FDNY responded to the scene and firefighters could be seen using their ladder truck as black smoke billowed into the air.

The fire escalated to a 3rd alarm and was placed under control just before 9 a.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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