Fatal NYC Fire Kills One Person on Upper West Side

NY Daily News - January 08, 2019

by ROCCO PARASCANDOLA

A deadly blaze broke out Monday in an Upper West side apartment building, claiming the life of one person, the FDNY said.

Flames erupted from inside a 9-story building on 87th St. near Amsterdam Ave. around 10:17 a.m.

Another person was seriously injured in the fire and another suffered minor injuries. About 60 firefighters raced to the scene after getting an emergency 911 call.

The cause of the fire was not immediately clear.