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FDNY: Fire Injures 5 in Co-op City High-Rise Fire

Co-op City in the Bronx is the nation's biggest cooperative housing complex

Firefighters say three people have been hospitalized after a blaze in New York's Co-op City, the nation's biggest cooperative housing complex.

The fire was reported around 10 a.m. Thursday on the eighth floor of a 26-story building on Debs Place. It's within Co-op City, which spans 320 acres in the Bronx.

Firefighters rescued a baby from the burning high-rise, the FDNY said. Cellphone video taken by a neighbor shows a firefighter walking away with a baby in his arms.

The FDNY says four civilians and one firefighter suffered minor injuries. 

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