Bronx landmark known as the birthplace of hip-hop goes up in flames

The 18-story Bronx building marked as the birthplace of hip-hop went up in flames early Tuesday morning.

News 12 Staff

Nov 8, 2022, 1:18 PM

Updated 593 days ago

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The 18-story Bronx building marked as the birthplace of hip-hop went up in flames early Tuesday morning.
Around 7 a.m., a fire broke out in the building that had more than 100 firefighters responding.
Firefighters say the fire started in an apartment on the seventh floor but spread to a second apartment one floor up after firefighters initially had difficulty putting it out.
One firefighter was injured and is expected to be OK.
It's unclear how the fire started.


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