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6 injured, several displaced after 2-alarm Bronx apartment fire

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KINGSBRIDGE, Bronx (PIX11) -- Six people were injured in an apartment building fire in the Bronx Friday evening.

The fire broke out just after 5 p.m., and tore through several apartments in the 64-unit building at 3971 Gouverneur Avenue in the Kingsbridge section of the borough.

Officials say the victims were taken to a hospital, but there is no immediate information about their conditions.

The fire was on the fifth and sixth floors of the building. Four apartments were destroyed and five were vacated due to damage, the Red Cross said. A total of nine households are displaced, and seven households are in need of emergency housing.

It's unknown how the fire started.

Red Cross case workers provided emergency lodging, funds for food and clothing and support to the victims of the fire.