FDNY: Fire on Story Avenue leaves at least 4 injured

The fire was reported at 2162 Story Ave. in Castle Hill around 1:54 p.m., according to the FDNY.

News 12 Staff

Dec 20, 2021, 8:26 PM

Updated 847 days ago

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Four people, including three minors are hospitalized after a three-alarm fire in the Bronx Monday.
The fire was reported at 2162 Story Ave. in Castle Hill around 1:54 p.m., according to the FDNY.
Santos Martes tells News 12 he and his family had to jump out of the building to escape the fire.
He says he was on the first floor when the fire started. His wife, son, daughter, three grandchildren and two dogs were all inside the home and were able to make it out safely.
The FDNY confirms that at least four people are in the hospital.
The family tells News 12 that one of the victims is a family friend who they say has back problems and may have hurt herself trying to get out.
The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.


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