Fire spreads through top floor of West Farms apartment building on East 179th Street

At least one family has been displaced by

At least one family has been displaced by the blaze, but no injuries were reported. (March 7, 2014 11:42 AM)

A fast moving two-alarm fire ripped through several apartments in West Farms, displacing at least one family.

It started on the top floor of a six-story building at 915 East 179th St. at around 2:30 a.m. Firefighters were forced to tear a hole in the roof, but had everything under control in under an hour.

Officials say the apartment where it began is no longer livable, and...

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