. Major fire in Bronx apartment building leaves 19 people dead, including 9 children « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CNN- A major fire in a residential apartment building in the Bronx in New York City on Sunday left 19 people dead, Mayor Eric Adams told CNN. Nine of them are children, a city official with direct knowledge told CNN.

The blaze sent 32 people to hospitals with life-threatening conditions, FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said earlier Sunday. A total of 63 people were injured.
It remains unclear what started the fire, but it is not believed to be suspicious, Nigro said.

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