Riverdale Fire Kills One Resident, Injures Another

NY 1 - September 23, 2011

A deadly two-alarm apartment fire in the Riverdale section of the Bronx was under investigation Wednesday. Fire officials say flames broke out shortly after noon Wednesday in the bedroom of an apartment on the top floor of a 14-story building on Johnson Avenue.

Cornelia Dykshoorn, 87, died at the hospital, and an elderly man was still in critical condition Wednesday.

A couple of firefighters received minor injuries.