Is there a fire in the Bronx today?

Is there a fire in the Bronx today?

January 9, 2022

BRONX residents were displaced following a fire in Tremont on Sunday morning.

At least 54 people were injured in the aftermath.

Is there a fire in the Bronx today?

Around 200 firefighters responded to an incident in the Bronx on January 9, 2022.

The fire is thought to have started in a third floor apartment at 333 E 181st Street just before 11am ET.

It is not immediately clear what may have caused the fire. 

Residents were seen “jumping from windows” and according to reports, around 19 were treated on the scene, while the rest were transported to the hospital for life-threatening injuries.

A heroic firefighter was seen holding a baby to safety while victims were scattered on stretchers and others were treated by paramedics.

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What area of the Bronx has been affected?

Traffic has been stopped at 182st and Webster Avenue in Tremont.

Shocking video footage shows smoke spewingout of windows.

New York City’s Office of Emergency Management advised nearby residents on Twitter to “avoid smoke, close windows.”

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