Fatal Fire in Bronx Apartment Building, Officials Say

By Aidan Gardiner on February 15, 2013 8:21am 

 One person died when the fifth floor of 2977 Bainbridge Ave. erupted in flames early Friday Feb. 15, 2013.
One person died when the fifth floor of 2977 Bainbridge Ave. erupted in flames early Friday Feb. 15, 2013.
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NORWOOD — One person died after a blaze tore through the fifth floor of a Bainbridge Avenue apartment building Friday morning, according to the FDNY.

Firefighters found the unidentified victim at 7:26 a.m. when they arrived at 2977 Bainbridge Ave., a fire spokesman said.

The inferno was contained to the fifth floor of the six-story building, but firefighters were still battling it about 30 minutes later, the spokesman said.

No other injuries had been reported.

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