More than 30 people seriously injured in apartment building fire in New York

More than 30 people seriously injured in apartment building fire in New York

More than 30 people were seriously injured in a fire in a high-rise apartment building in New York City. This was reported on Sunday by The official New York City Fire Department on Twitter.

The fire is rated a maximum, category five, and 200 firefighters have been called in to fight the blaze.Thirty-one people are currently seriously injured.

The fire broke out around 11:00 a.m. local time in the Bronx area. Thirty-one people suffered life-threatening injuries and four others suffered minor injuries. Fighting the fire was complicated by a number of overbuilt apartments and the structure of the building, and firefighters were able to evacuate about 40 people.

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