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Multiple fires break out at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx: FDNY

Posted at 7:31 PM, May 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 22:24:05-04

NORWOOD, the Bronx — After a fire broke out at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx Friday night, confirmed by the FDNY, a source told PIX11 there were two additional fires at the medical center as well.

The first fire was in the boiler room of the hospital located at 111 East 210th St. in the Norwood section of the Bronx,  authorities said.

The initial call about the fire came in at 7 p.m., and it became a two-alarm fire around 7:10 p.m., according to the FDNY.

Officials said this fire was officially under control by 8 p.m..

According to authorities there were no injuries. Sources told PIX11 there are no evacuations.

A source told PIX11 there was also a car fire in the parking garage of the hospital, as well as a separate fire in a stairwell of the hospital.

All fires have been extinguished and no injuries were reported, according to authorities.

File marshals are on the scene investigating.