Massive Bronx Blaze Destroys 7 Businesses

Firefighters battle blaze for nearly six hours before getting it under control

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    Massive 6 alarm fire torches the Bronx. (Published Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010)

    A six-alarm fire that spread through a row of businesses in the Bronx has been brought under control.

    The FDNY says firefighters fought the blaze for nearly six hours before bringing it under control around 6 a.m. Thursday.

    It says 12 firefighters suffered injuries; none were life-threatening.

    The fire came in at 12:23 a.m. at 4225 White Plains Road and quickly spread to six other businesses on the commercial strip.

    Subway service in the area was suspended during the blaze.