Posted on Sunday, June 9th, 2019 at 2:17 pm
The Bronx, NY (June 9, 2019) – Early this morning, around 1:00 a.m., multiple people were injured in a high-rise apartment fire that took place at 725 Garden Street.
The blaze started at the apartment around the area of Crotona Avenue and Prospect Avenue in the Belmont area. The FDNY and other fire officials have said that the fire started in a trash compactor room on the 14th floor of the building.
Fire officials are still taking a closer look at the circumstances leading to the accident. They have not updated information on the conditions of those involved.
Information on the victims is not known at this time and the investigation continues.
Fires and Explosions in New York
Before moving on, we would first like to extend our sincere sympathies to the injured victims involved in this accident, with hopes of full recoveries of those involved. Unfortunately, many serious fires lead to critical injuries and fatalities in the blink of an eye. We would also like to take this time to extend our genuine gratitude to the firefighters who have risked their lives every day across New York.
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