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Seven Firefighters Injured in 3 Alarm Bronx fire

Heavy fire and smoke teared through a warehouse in the Bronx early this afternoon.

Seven firefighters were taken to the hospital as a result. No civilians were injured.

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At one point Firefighters were pulled out of the building due to risk of collapse

There was reportedly a propane gas tanks inside and one rolling around the roof before the collapse.

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The flames sparked after ‪just after Noon today‬ at 551 E 179st and quickly grew into an inferno. A witness said to when she parked her car it was just a small fire, but by the time she got upstairs to her apartment it was a massive blaze. Parts of the building have collapsed and warnings went out about hazardous materials in the building. Seven firefighters were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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