2 hurt after mattress catches fire in elevator

Two people were injured during a fire at an apartment complex on East 169th Street.

Two people were injured during a fire at an apartment complex on East 169th Street.

Two people were injured during a fire at an apartment complex on East 169th Street. (4/24/16)

THE BRONX - Two people were injured during a fire at an apartment complex on East 169th Street.

Fire officials say the flames sparked around 7 a.m. inside the Webster Morrisania Houses.

They say both people had injuries that were not considered life-threatening and refused medical attention.

Investigators say a burning mattress in a ground-floor elevator is where the fire originated, but it is unclear what ignited the mattress.

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