Massive Bronx Blaze Destroys 7 Businesses

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

Thursday, Sep 2, 2010  |  Updated 8:30 AM EDT
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Massive 6 alarm fire torches the Bronx.

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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.
 

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