20 Displaced, 5 Firefighters Injured in Bronx Blaze: FDNY - NBC New York

20 Displaced, 5 Firefighters Injured in Bronx Blaze: FDNY

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    20 Displaced, 5 Firefighters Injured in Bronx Blaze: FDNY

    Authorities say 20 families were forced to relocate following a blaze that injured five firefighters Thursday night in the Bronx.

    The three-alarm fire started around 8:15 p.m. on the third floor of a five story apartment building at 955 East 163rd Street in Longwood, the FDNY said.

    No residents were injured, but five firefighters sustained minor injuries.

    The FDNY says 10 apartments were damaged.

    The cause of the fire, which was under control by 9 p.m., was not immediately known. Fire officials are looking into a possible electrical issue in one of the apartments.

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