2 injured in Morris Heights fire

Two people, one a firefighter, were injured in an early morning fire at a Morris Heights apartment building.The firefighter suffered minor injuries after the staircase

MORRIS HEIGHTS - Two people, one a firefighter, were injured in an early morning fire at a Morris Heights apartment building.

The firefighter suffered minor injuries after the staircase connecting the third and fourth floors of 1793 Sedgwick Ave. collapsed. Fire officials say the fire occurred shortly before 4 a.m. and began on the building's third floor.

The fire burned through several apartments, displacing more than 50 tenants.

Fire officials say the blaze has been labeled suspicious and an investigation is ongoing.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

In the video, at least a dozen people 1 City Island restaurant brawl captured on video
2 VIDEO: Interview with parents of Bronx teen who died on mission trip
At least seven alleged gang member were arrested 3 7 arrested after gang takedown in the Bronx
We asked Bronx residents if they believe in 4 Word on the Street: Extraterrestrial life
The victim's family tells News 12 emergency officials 5 VIDEO: Fatal apartment fire on Andrews Avenue

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE