At Least 19 Dead In 5-Alarm Fire In The Bronx

1/9/2022 11:41:00 PM

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the fire was one of most devastating fires in New York City in 30 years. There were 19 fatalities as of 3 p.m.

At least 19 people, including nine children, were killed in a five-alarm fire that broke out Sunday in a high-rise apartment building in the Bronx

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the fire was one of most devastating fires in New York City in 30 years. There were 19 fatalities as of 3 p.m.

EmailMayor Eric Adams and FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro at the scene of a fire in the Bronx on January 9th, 2022.arrowMayor Eric Adams and FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro at the scene of a fire in the Bronx on January 9th, 2022.NYC Mayor's OfficeAt least 19 people, including nine children, were killed in a five-alarm fire that broke out Sunday in a high-rise apartment building in the Bronx, the mayor's office said.

The fire began shortly before 11 a.m. at 333 East 181st Street in the Tremont section of the Bronx, on the third floor of a 19-story building. Roughly 200 firefighters reported to the scene where they found victims "on every floor, in stairways,” undergoing cardiac and respiratory arrest, according to Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, who said this was "unprecedented in our city."

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At a press conference on Sunday night, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro—joined by Mayor Eric Adams and Governor Kathy Hochul—said the cause of the fire appeared to be from a 'malfunctioning electrical space heater.' Oh no! How sad. 19 people 😢😔 Aren’t building like that required to have sprinklers?

9 Children Among 19 Dead in NYC's Worst Fire Disaster in 30 YearsAt least 19 people have died, including nine children, at a high-rise Bronx apartment building fire that city officials are calling one of the worst in over 30 years. “This is going to be one of the worst fires we have witnessed here in modern times in the City of New York,” Mayor Eric Adams said at a press conference…

Bronx apartment fire leaves at least 19 dead, including 9 childrenOfficials say the fire at a building located at 333 East 181st Street began inside of a duplex apartment, before smoke and flames spread through the rest of the building.

At least 19 dead, including 9 children, after dozens injured in NYC fire: OfficialsAt least 19 people are dead, including nine children, following a massive fire in New York City on Sunday, officials said. More than 200 firefighters responded to the scene of the five-alarm fire that originated Sunday morning in a duplex apartment on the third floor of a high-rise building located in the Tremont section of the Bronx, officials said. More than 60 people were injured in the fire, according to the New York City Fire Department.

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19 dead, including 9 children, in NYC apartment fire | AP NewsNEW YORK (AP) — At least 19 people, including nine children, died in a fire Sunday at a Bronx apartment building in one of the worst blazes in New York City in decades, officials said. Mayor Eric Adams called the fire's toll “horrific.” 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 💔🙏 Prayers for the families. 🙏

19 dead, including 9 children, in NYC apartment fire | AP NewsNEW YORK (AP) — At least 19 people, including nine children, died in a fire Sunday at a Bronx apartment building in one of the worst blazes in New York City in decades, officials said. Mayor Eric Adams called the fire's toll “horrific.” Not good _XRpizza

Reddit Email Mayor Eric Adams and FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro at the scene of a fire in the Bronx on January 9th, 2022.The overwhelming majority of the fire's victims were suffering from severe smoke inhalation, FDNY Commissioner Dan Nigro said.Bronx apartment building Sunday afternoon.Read full article JULIA JACOBO, JOSHUA HOYOS and ILEANA RIVEROS January 9, 2022, 6:00 AM · 2 min read At least 19 people are dead, including nine children, following a massive fire in New York City on Sunday, officials said.

arrow Mayor Eric Adams and FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro at the scene of a fire in the Bronx on January 9th, 2022. NYC Mayor's Office At least 19 people, including nine children, were killed in a five-alarm fire that broke out Sunday in a high-rise apartment building in the Bronx, the mayor's office said. In Photos: Bronx Blaze, Worst NYC Fire in 30+ Years, Leaves Dozens Gravely Injured "There were certainly people trapped in their apartments all through this building," Nigro said, calling the smoke conditions"unprecedented. The fire began shortly before 11 a.m.m. The door to the apartment was left open, allowing the fire to spread and smoke to billow up throughout the building, the commissioner added. at 333 East 181st Street in the Tremont section of the Bronx, on the third floor of a 19-story building. PHOTO: Emergency personnel from the FDNY provide medical aid as they respond to an apartment building fire in the Bronx, New York City, January 9, 2022.

Roughly 200 firefighters reported to the scene where they found victims "on every floor, in stairways,” undergoing cardiac and respiratory arrest, according to Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, who said this was "unprecedented in our city. “This is going to be one of the worst fires we have witnessed here in modern times in the city of New York," Mayor Eric Adams said at an afternoon press conference. Nigro reported that 32 people were taken to hospitals in life-threatening condition as a result of the fire, but the ultimate death toll could be the worst the city has seen since the Happy Land fire in 1990 that killed 87 people." "Numerous fatalities" are expected, he said, and as many as 66 people were reported injured in the fire, which city officials called one of the most devastating in New York City's history. Video posted on Twitter showed smoke billowing out from several windows.m. BRONX FIRE UPDATE: Massive apartment complex leaves more than 60 people injured - dozens seriously. Injuries from the fire include 32 people with life-threatening injuries, 9 people in serious condition, and 22 people with non-life-threatening injuries. Mayor Eric Adams at the scene called it "one of the worst fires in city history.m. Dramatic pictures posted to social media show fire gushing out of multiple windows in the building.

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