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Blaze ravages Bronx building, kills 1 person, injures 2 firefighters, 6 residents

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A raging blaze has killed one person, injured two firefighters and six residents in the Bronx.

According to a report, a four-alarm fire ravaged multiple homes in the Bronx on Tuesday May 10, 2022.
"One person was killed while two firefighters and six residents were injured during a morning inferno in the Bronx on Tuesday morning," the report said.

One of the affected buildings

"Firefighters received a report of a fire at 9:05 a.m. on May 10 at 2194 Valentine Ave., near East 181 Street in Tremont," it added.

It was reported that what started as a blaze in a two story home spread to about four neighboring houses. 

The scene remains active as firefighters report after almost two hours the blaze is under control.

A neighbor, Jason Perez, who was with his family when he opened his window this morning to see plumes of black smoke and flames emanating from 2194 Valentine Avenue.

A firefighter at the scene of the incident

“I went outside and I saw a lady come out and said ‘My kids, my kids are in the house.’ My mom started crying and then we saw an older lady come out and crying,” Perez said, describing the horrific scene and sharing that he tried to help provide comfort to his neighbors.

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