1 hurt in Washington Avenue fire

At least one person was hurt in an early morning Bronx fire. Officials say the flames broke out on the first floor of 2040 Washington

Firefighters had the one-alarm blaze under control within

Firefighters had the one-alarm blaze under control within a half-hour.

THE BRONX - At least one person was hurt in an early morning Bronx fire.  

Officials say the flames broke out on the first floor of 2040 Washington Ave. at around 5:30 a.m. Firefighters had the one-alarm blaze under control within a half-hour.  

The victim was taken to Saint Barnabas Hospital with serious injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening. 

The city will be boarding up the place, which neighbors say is home to four people. 

The cause is under investigation. 

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