7 hurt in high-rise fire in Morrisania
THE BRONX - Seven people were injured when a fire ripped through a high-rise building in Morrisania this afternoon.
The one-alarm fire broke out on the fifth floor at 450 East 169th St.
Firefighters say they rescued a total of five people, including an 85-year-old woman, another woman, and several children.
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The victims were taken to Saint Barnabas Hopsital. Two firefighters are also being treated for minor injuries.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.