4 Hurt, 2 Critical, After Fire Breaks Out on 12th Floor of NYC Building: FDNY

WNBC 4 - September 26, 2018

Four people were hurt, three seriously, after a fire broke out near the top floor of a 13-story apartment building in the Bronx, officials say.

The FDNY says the blaze broke out just after 1 Tuesday morning on the 12th floor the Parkchester building on Metropolitan Oval. Sixty firefighters worked overnight to get the fire quickly under control.

Two of the injured people were rushed to an area hospital, where they are in critical condition, fire officials said. A third person suffered serious injuries and a fourth refused treatment.

There’s no word on what may have sparked the blaze.