1 hurt in Washington Avenue fire
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.
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The city will be boarding up the place, which neighbors say is home to four people.
The cause is under investigation.