7 injured, including 4 firefighters, in large blaze at Bronx apartment building: authorities
Fire officials said the call came in around 6:10 a.m. for a fire at the cockloft, or the space between the ceiling of the top floor and the building’s roof, at a residential building at 1466 Watson Ave. in Soundview.
The FDNY confirmed the fire was under control in a tweet posted just before 8:30 a.m.
According to the FDNY, the blaze grew to a four-alarm fire around 6:50 a.m., after quickly moving from what was reported as a two-alarm fire around 6:20 a.m.
About 200 firefighters arrived at the scene to battle the blaze, authorities said.
Four firefighters and two civilians sustained minor injuries. A third civilian is “potentially unstable,” according to Assistant EMS Chief Alvin Suriel.