Fire Tears Through Bronx Apartment Building, FDNY Says

By Aidan Gardiner on July 9, 2013 8:29am 

 More than 100 firefighters battled a blaze at 3840 Orloff Ave., FDNY said.
More than 100 firefighters battled a blaze at 3840 Orloff Ave., FDNY said.
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NEW YORK CITY — A fire in a Kingsbridge Heights building quickly spread from one apartment to the next while more than 100 firefighters tried to extinguish it Tuesday morning, the FDNY said.

The blaze erupted about 7:30 a.m. in the sixth floor of 3840 Orloff Ave. and spread to nearby apartments, according to an FDNY spokesman.

More than 100 firefighters brought the blaze under control about 8:30 a.m. and no injuries were immediately reported, the spokesman added.

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