Massive fire at Bronx factory ruled accidental: FDNY

Fire at a Bronx factory on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. (Citizen App)

HUNTS POINT, the Bronx — The FDNY said Saturday that a factory fire Friday night in the Bronx was ruled accidental, and was caused by an unextinguished barrel.

Fire units responded to the three-alarm fire just after 9 p.m. at a factory at 1173 Worthen St. in the Hunts Point section, the FDNY said at the time.

Editor’s note: The address of the location has been changed after officials reported the correct address.

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