Fire breaks out at assisted living complex Findlay House, 1 person injured

A fire broke out at a Bronx assisted living apartment building Wednesday night, sending a man to the hospital. The incident happened at the Findlay

Fire officials say a mattress fire started in

Fire officials say a mattress fire started in a room on the 11th floor. (Credit: News 12)

THE BRONX - A fire broke out at a Bronx assisted living apartment building Wednesday night, sending a man to the hospital.

The incident happened at the Findlay House at 1175 Findlay Ave.

Fire officials say a mattress fire started in a room on the 11th floor. Firefighters evacuated the floor and found the mattress engulfed in flames.

Officials then found an 80-year-old man who lives in the room where the fire started and quickly rescued him.

Battalion Chief Rob Lombardo says the man was found unconscious and had burns on his arms. He was transported to Jacobi Medical Center where he is in serious but stable condition.

Fire marshals are investigating what caused the mattress fire.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say they want to talk to a 1 Police: Man wanted for questioning in Bronx burglary pattern
2 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11 3 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11
News 12 the Bronx asks residents if they've 4 Word on the Street: Holiday parties
5 Bronx Sportscast, Dec. 9

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 The Bronx nightside.

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