At least 19 dead, including 9 children, after dozens injured in NYC fire: Officials

1/9/2022 10:15:00 PM

More than 60 people have been injured in a massive fire in New York City, many of which will likely result in fatalities, officials said.

More than 60 people have been injured in a massive fire in New York City, many of which will likely result in fatalities, officials said.

At 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.

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.according to AP.01:28 Share this - copied A fire in the Bronx, N.allowed legislation to automatically become law Sunday.

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.What they're saying: " I believe that New Yorkers should have a say in their government, which is why I have and will continue to support this important legislation," Adams said in a statement Saturday.At least 13 others have life-threatening injuries in Bronx hospitals, officials said.The blaze caused residents to jump out of the 19 story building.Many of the injured victims were located on the upper floors, officials said, adding that they likely suffered from severe smoke inhalation, New York City Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro said during a press conference Sunday afternoon." "I believe allowing the legislation to be enacted is by far the best choice, and look forward to bringing millions more into the democratic process," he added.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.More than a dozen communities across the U.

(Lloyd Mitchell/Reuters) Firefighters arrived on the scene within three minutes of the initial 911 call and were met with fire in the hallways, Nigro said.9, 2022.A door that was left open allowed the fire and smoke to spread, Nigro added, describing the fire as "unprecedented." "This is going to be one of the worst fires we have witnessed here in modern times in the city of New York," New York City Mayor Eric Adams told reporters Sunday.This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.Dramatic pictures posted to social media show fire gushing out of multiple windows in the building.It's a watershed moment for the nation's most populous city, where legally documented, voting-age noncitizens comprise nearly one in nine of the city’s 7 million voting-age inhabitants.

FDNY began receiving calls from multiple residents on upper floors just before 11 a.m.The fire has since been put out.PHOTO: Members of the FDNY work the scene of a 5-alarm fire in the Bronx, New York, Jan.9, 2022.The first elections in which noncitizens would be allowed to vote are in 2023.

(FDNY via Twitter) Additional details, including the conditions of the other victims, were not immediately available.This was the second major fire in the Bronx over the weekend.A four-alarm fire in the Fordham Heights section of the Bronx that began early Saturday morning injured a firefighter and displaced three families, ABC New York station reported.A lithium-ion battery sparked the fire, officials said.A total of 73 people died in New York City fires in all of 2021.While there was some question whether Adams could stop the bill from becoming law, the 30-day time limit for the mayor to take action expired at the stroke of midnight.

Last week, a fire that broke out on the second story of a row house in Philadelphia , including seven children.Story continues PHOTO: Broken windows and charred bricks mark the exterior of a 19-story residential building after a fire erupted in the morning, Jan.9, 2022, in the Bronx, New York City.(Scott Heins/Getty Images) This is a developing story.Please check back for updates.Opponents say the council lacks the authority on its own to grant voting rights to noncitizens and should have first sought action by state lawmakers.

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