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30 Injured in 6-Alarm Blaze Near Yankee Stadium

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Fire officials say 28 firefighters and two civilians suffered minor injuries in an overnight fire at a six-story building in the Bronx.

The six-alarm fire broke out shortly after midnight Wednesday at 975 Walton Ave. near Yankee Stadium.

More than 200 firefighters battled the blaze during a hot and humid night.

The blaze was brought under control just before 4 a.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Red Cross is at the scene assisting residents who might need emergency shelter or food.

 

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