Fire rips through University Avenue church

Firefighters battled a Bronx church fire Friday afternoon.Officials say the flames broke out at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Church on University Avenue at Fordham

THE BRONX - Firefighters battled a Bronx church fire Friday afternoon.

Officials say the flames broke out at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Church on University Avenue at Fordham Road a little after noon. Firefighters say the flames started in the vestibule of the church. Several firefighters were injured when a ceiling collapsed. However, there were no serious injuries.

Officials say the fire is considered suspicious and are investigating the cause.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 The Bronx hit the streets to 1 Word on the Street: People who take selfies
Tips to stay commited to your fitness resolution 2 Tips to stay committed to your fitness resolution
3 Volunteers repaint Bronx River Community Center
Police say a 23-year-old man was shot inside 4 Police: Man shot inside Bronx barbershop
5 Bronx Sportscast, Jan. 16

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