Fire damages vacant Mott Haven apartment building

News 12 the Bronx was told that no one was hurt and no one was inside. (3/18/14)

MOTT HAVEN - A fire broke out at a vacant Mott Haven apartment building Tuesday evening. 

Firefighters were able to get the fire under control quickly, but neighbors say this is not the first time a fire has been reported in the same area. 

News 12 was told that no one was hurt and no one was inside the building at the time.

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The owner says people have broken into the building in the past.

A neighboring gas station owner says that not too long ago, a body was found inside the building.

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