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

1/9/2022 11:18:00 PM

More fatalities are expected, officials said.

WATCH: ABC News Special Report: At least 19 people are dead, including nine children, following a massive fire in New York City on Sunday, officials said.

More fatalities are expected, officials said.

0:41 At least 19 dead, including 9 children, in NYC apartment fire More than 60 people were injured after a massive fire broke out at a duplex apartment in the Bronx, 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.One kit includes two tests.Bronx apartment building Sunday afternoon.

FDNY via Twitter 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.More than 60 people were injured in the fire, according to the New York City Fire Department., or while supplies last.At least 13 others have life-threatening injuries in Bronx hospitals, officials said.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.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.According to FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro, smoke from the fire ran the entire height of the 19-story building, and responding firefighters found victims in stairwells on every floor of the building.

Lloyd Mitchell/Reuters 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.(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.Firefighters arrived on the scene within three minutes of the initial 911 call and were met with fire in the hallways, Nigro said.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 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.Dramatic pictures posted to social media show fire gushing out of multiple windows in the building.Dramatic pictures posted to social media show fire gushing out of multiple windows in the building.Roughly 200 firefighters responded to the blaze.

FDNY began receiving calls from multiple residents on upper floors just before 11 a.m.m.The fire has since been put out.FDNY via Twitter Members of the FDNY work the scene of a 5-alarm fire in the Bronx, New York, Jan.PHOTO: Members of the FDNY work the scene of a 5-alarm fire in the Bronx, New York, Jan.9, 2022.

Additional details, including the conditions of the other victims, were not immediately available.(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 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.A total of 73 people died in New York City fires in all of 2021.

Last week, a fire that broke out on the second story of a row house in Philadelphia , including seven children.Scott Heins/Getty Images Broken windows and charred bricks mark the exterior of a 19-story residential building after a fire erupted in the morning, Jan.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.This is a developing story.(Scott Heins/Getty Images) This is a developing story.Please check back for updates.

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Praying for all in the name of Jesus 🙏🏽 If anyone knows where we can donate clothes or anything for these people please post. I’m out here in the Bronx we wanna help This would never happen if those bloody buildings would get modernized. Forcing people to go and buy space heaters. How did the fire jump like 10 floors? Does no one else see?

God, where are you… How did the fire spread like that? Woow poor babies How did the smoke travel upward inside so fast? Were the stairwell doors propped open? Doors should always be closed in a fire, to keep the smoke and flames from moving easily from one part of the building to another. Do buildings require smoke alarms in NYC?

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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.

horrific qsteph Oh my. This is terrible. Please, how can we help? Ladder engine straight into the flames. Big respect Will it collapse like WTC 7? Jesus Christ. Lord have mercy! 9 innocent children. 9!😩😱😭 What do they mean the building is 'knocked down?' Why? The fire was on 2nd/3rd floors only. The rest of the upper fl shd be ok to live Where are all those families gonna go ffs? Its bloody winter!!🤬🤬🤬 Throw away January 🚮🆘️💯😣

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This is heartbreaking. My condolences to everyone impacted. The Bronx was my original hometown and my family has a long history living there. 🙏🏼 iamcardib How horrible!!!! HAVE MERCY Horrible. RIP innocent victims This fire resonates with GrenfellTower here in London. They use the cheapest materials to build up towers Tragedy waiting to happen.

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