As of: January 9th, 2022 9:39 pm
At least 19 people died in a fire in a high-rise residential building in New York – including children. Why the fire broke out in the Bronx borough is still unclear.
According to initial information, at least 19 people were killed in a fire in a New York apartment building. The mayor of the US metropolis, Eric Adams, announced this in the evening. Several children are among the victims. Many other people were seriously injured.
According to the information, the fire broke out for an as yet unexplained cause in a 19-story skyscraper in the Bronx borough. The fire brigade was on site with 200 emergency services.
According to a spokesman, it is one of the worst fires in the city’s recent history.