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Firefighters battle large house fire in the Bronx: FDNY

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Posted at 7:12 AM, Jan 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 07:37:31-05

WAKEFIELD, the Bronx — Dozens of firefighters battled a large house fire in the Bronx early Wednesday morning.

The FDNY said the call came around 6:30 a.m. after the blaze broke out on the second floor of a home at 820 Penfield St., near Barnes Avenue, in the Wakefield section of the borough.

AIR11 was over the scene where heavy smoke could be seen billowing out near the roof of the residence.

Fire officials said 60 firefighters from 12 units responded.

The FDNY tweeted just after 7:30 a.m. that the fire was officially under control.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.