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3 injured after fire breaks out in Bronx apartment building

Posted: 7:18 AM, Jan 16, 2017
Updated: 2017-01-16 07:20:13-05

BELMONT, The Bronx — Three people where injured after fire broke out in a Bronx apartment building Monday morning.

The fire started in a building on Beaumont Avenue near East 187th Street in the Belmont section of the Bronx around 6 a.m., FDNY said. Residents in the building were evacuated shortly after.

Three people suffered non-life threatening injuries, FDNY said.

The Red Cross is helping to assist displaced residents.

It's unclear what started the fire but the FDNY has labeled the incident suspicious.