Toddler, 7 Adults Hurt in Bronx Basement Blaze
Fire may have been intentionally set, authorities say
A toddler and seven adults were hurt in the blaze, which authorities say may have been intentionally set.
Updated at 3:00 PM EST on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2010
A 2-year-old and a woman were rescued from a basement apartment during a Bronx fire that may have been deliberately set, authorities said.
They were among eight people, including three firefighters, hurt during the blaze at the two-story building.
FDNY Captain Joseph Principio from Ladder 58 said the fire was reported at about 6:15 a.m. Wednesday and was under control in about an hour.
The injured were taken to Jacobi Medical Center.
Published at 2:59 PM EST on Sep 15, 2010
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