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Firefighter injured in 3-alarm Bronx fire: officials

Posted at 11:55 PM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-19 05:16:15-05

LONGWOOD, The Bronx — At least two people were injured, including a firefighter, in a three-alarm blaze in the Bronx Monday night, according to the FDNY.

The fire took place in a three-story, occupied building on Rogers Place near Westchester Avenue. Fire officials got the call at about 8:30 p.m. and it rose to three alarms by 8:45 p.m.

The fire had spread to three buildings by 9 p.m., as all firefighters were pulled out and started fighting from the outside.

Officials said there were two non-life-threatening injuries in the fire, including one firefighter.

Firefighters worked through the night, still operating to put it out at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to the FDNY on Twitter.

PIX11 saw no noticeable smoke by around 4:30 a.m. but fire officials have not confirmed the fire is out.

The New York branch of the Red Cross was on the scene of the blaze.

Correction: The neighborhood has been updated to Longwood.