Fire breaks out at University Avenue apartment

Firefighters responded to a fire at 1145 University Ave. Wednesday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to a fire at 1145 University Ave. Wednesday afternoon. (4/20/16)

THE BRONX - Firefighters responded to a fire at 1145 University Ave. Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say the fire broke out in an eighth-floor apartment around 12:20 p.m. The fire department says it had the flames under control within 30 minutes.

Witnesses tell News 12 a young woman was in the apartment at the time of the fire, but made it out safely.

No injuries were reported, but one dog was killed in the fire.

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