SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx — One person was injured when a fire broke out in a Bronx apartment early Sunday, according to the FDNY.
Fire officials said units responded around 2:15 a.m. after reports of flames in an apartment on the seventh floor of an eight-story building at 1800 Story Ave. in the Soundview section.
Video from the Citizen App showed large flames shooting out two windows of the residence as crews worked to get a rescue ladder up to one of the windows.
Apartment Fire on Seventh Floor @CitizenApp
1800 Story Ave 2:16:43 AM EST
Authorities said 78 firefighters battled the blaze, which was officially placed under control just before 3 a.m.
The extent of the victim's injuries was not released.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known.