Fire in Bronx apartment hurts 2, displaces dozens of residents

Fire crews battle a blaze in Norwood on Dec. 27, 2017. (Twitter/ @FDNY)

NORWOOD, the Bronx — Families were forced out of their homes and at least two people were injured when a fire broke out in the Norwood section of the Bronx early Wednesday.

Firefighters responded to the blaze at 3414 Knox Place around 4:30 a.m. The fire started on the top floor and the cockloft extension. At least two civilians suffered minor injuries, the FDNY said.

The Red Cross said at least 35 residents have sought their help so far, and they may be allowed back home if the city deems the structure safe.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

AIR 11 was over the scene of the fire.