Fire In New York Apartment Building Injures 16, Including Nine Children

Fire In New York Apartment Building Injures 16, Including Nine Children

"#FDNY members continue to operate on scene this morning of a 7-alarm fire, 1547 Commonwealth Ave #Bronx".

The blaze comes only days after the deadliest residential fire to hit New York City in at least a quarter century swept through a Bronx apartment building, killing 12 people.

Chopper 4 was over the scene and showed thick smoke pouring out of windows of the four-story building while firefighters worked to get the blaze under control.

Investigators believe the fire started in a first-floor furniture store around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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"None of [the wounded] suffered serious or life-threatening injuries.they will all be okay", Nigro said.

One resident escaped the burning building with his three young children. She was getting ready for work when she smelled smoke.

"I woke up my husband, my kids and said listen there's a fire in the building", a woman who lived at the address told ABC7NY.

The flames quickly spread through the building. At least 200 firefighters responded to the blaze.

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There are no reports of anyone missing at this moment.

On Thursday, 12 people, including children, died in a fast-moving fire in the Bronx, also near the zoo.

"Our units arrived and were immediately faced with heavy fire".

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