Two individuals have died following an early morning residence fireplace within the Bronx, in accordance with New York Metropolis fireplace officers.
The FDNY was referred to as to Harrison Avenue within the Morris Heights part simply earlier than 5:30 a.m. on Thursday a couple of fireplace on the second ground of an residence constructing. Rescuers transported 4 individuals to the hospital and finally put the flames below management, authorities mentioned.
A spokesperson for the NYPD later confirmed two deaths in connection to the fireplace. One of many victims was a 24-year-old lady and the opposite was a 60-year-old man. Officers haven’t launched their id.
It is unclear how the fireplace began and an investigation is ongoing.
No different info was instantly accessible.