19 Killed In Deadliest NYC Fire In Decades [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports:

The deadliest New York City fire in decades killed at least 19 Bronx building residents Sunday, including nine children, FDNY sources said.

“This is a horrific, horrific, painful moment for the city of New York and the impact of this fire is going to really bring a level of just pain and despair in our city,” Mayor Adams said at the scene. “The numbers are horrific. We have over 32 people who are life-threatening at this time.”

The five-alarm blaze broke out about 10:54 a.m. in a duplex apartment spanning the second and third floors of the 19-story building at 333 E. 181st St. near Tiebout Ave. in Fordham Heights.

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