70-Year-Old Man Killed When Fire Tears Through Bronx Apartment Building

WABC - June 03, 2018

by Eyewitness News

BELMONT, Bronx (WABC) -- A 70-year-old man was killed when a fire tore through a two-story apartment building in the Bronx.

Firefighters say the fire broke out at 505 East 182nd Street in the Belmont section at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

The victim was found in the basement apartment of the private residence, according to police.

He was pronounced dead at St. Barnabus Hospital. No other injuries were reported.

An investigation is underway into the cause of the fire.