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    9 hurt, including 1 firefighter, in Melrose, Bronx apartment building fire


    ByEyewitness News

    Wednesday, June 28, 2023 1:06PM

    9 people hurt including one firefighter in Bronx fire

    MELROSE, Bronx (WABC) — A two-alarm fire burned through an apartment building in the Bronx Wednesday morning, injuring nine people, including a firefighter.

    The flames broke out on the third floor of the five-story building on Bonner Place in the Melrose section around 6:38 a.m.

    Of the nine injuries, at least one of them is said to be serious, but non-life-threatening. The rest were minor injuries, including to the firefighter.

    There appeared to be heavy damage in the five-story building.

    Some 120 fire and EMS personnel responded to the scene. The fire was brought under control in just over an hour.

    The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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