7 firefighters among 8 hurt in Parkchester fire

A fire left eight people injured and destroyed several apartments in Parkchester. The fire started in a hallway of a building at 1726 Thieriot Ave.

A fire left eight people injured and destroyed several apartments in Parkchester.

A fire left eight people injured and destroyed several apartments in Parkchester. (5/31/15)

THE BRONX - A fire left eight people injured and destroyed several apartments in Parkchester.

The fire started in a hallway of a building at 1726 Thieriot Ave. at around 6:15 a.m.

Fire officials say seven firefighters and one resident were injured.  One of the injured firefighters is in serious condition.

The fire chief says there are four apartments in the building, and the two on the second floor are permanently damaged.

A deli on the first floor of the building also suffered water damage.

One person told News 12 he could smell the smoke from the Cross Bronx Expressway.

Officials say they are still investigating the cause of the fire.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Video: President Trump's inauguaration speech 1 Video: President Trump's inauguration speech
Witnesses say someone tried to snatch a baby 2 Witness: Suspect attempts to abduct baby from stroller
Videos from inside the halls and classrooms of 3 Videos capture violent fights inside M.S. 232
Testimony continued Friday in the departmental trial of 4 NYPD officer who shot, killed BX teen testifies in department trial
Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th 5 Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th president of the United States

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