Three Alarm High rise Fire: FDNY Bronx

 

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FDNY Bronx 66-33-2224 Third Alarm at 225 E 149th Street;

A three-alarm blaze tore through a South Bronx building on Saturday morning — leaving at least 37  people, including a child, hurt, according to published reports. The fire started on the fifth floor of the 27-story E. 149th St. building near Park Ave. about o7:40 a.m. More than 135 firefighters were operating. News media is reporting taht the fire was under control in a two hour time span.  Fire officials say 37 people suffered injuries as a result of a three-alarm fire Saturday morning at a 27-story building in the Bronx.

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