'Massive' Bronx fire leaves 7 injured, at least 1 dead

At least three civilians and five police officers sustained injuries. One 77-year-old female has been pronounced dead, according to the New York Police Department (NYPD) and New York City Fire Department (FDNY).

Among the injured are an 82-year-old female and a 67-year-old female.

PHOTOS: BRONX APARTMENT BUILDING FIRE KILLS MULTIPLE PEOPLE, INCLUDING CHILDREN, FIREFIGHTERS AMONG INJURED

(Jan. 18 Bronx fire. (WNYW))

The five injured police officers have been hospitalized with smoke inhalation. 

New York City Councilman Rafael Salamanca attributed the “massive fire” to a “gas explosion” at the building on Intervale Avenue in the 17th District, which he represents. 

Jan. 18 Bronx fire. (WNYW)

Jan. 18 Bronx fire. (WNYW)

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