2 people injured, 1 seriously, in Bronx house fire: FDNY

Posted at 10:49 AM, Feb 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-10 10:50:55-05

BELMONT, the Bronx — Two people injured, one seriously, in a Bronx house fire Friday morning, according to FDNY.

Fire officials responded to reports of a fire at 537 East 187 Street in the Belmont area at 9:33 a.m., FDNY said.

Two civilians were injured — one was transported to a hospital in serious condition, the other suffered minor injuries and did not wish to be transported, FDNY said.

Firefighters continued battling the fire an hour later, although the majority of the flames had been knocked down, according to FDNY.

The fire is believed to have been contained to the one home, FDNY said.