NY Daily News - July 18, 2012More than 200 firefighters worked to fight the blaze at the top of a six-story building. The fire was reported after midnight, and was brought under control nearly four hours later.
NY Daily News 7/18/19 By Erik Badia A spectacular six-alarm fire in a Bronx apartment building left 28 firefighters and two civilians with minor injuries early Wednesday. The blaze broke out at in the attic of a six-story building at 975 Walton Ave. in the Fleetwood neighborhood about 12:15 a.m., authorities said.
More than 200 firefighters battled the blaze, which caused a portion of the roof to collapse, as temperatures outside reached into the low 80s.
The blaze was brought under control just before 4 a.m. Emergency workers were able to evacuate all the tenants.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Red Cross is at the scene assisting residents who might need emergency shelter or food.
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