Emergency service at the scene of a fire at a 19-storey residential building in the Bronx borough of New York on January 9. Photo: Getty Images / AFP
Emergency service at the scene of a fire at a 19-storey residential building in the Bronx borough of New York on January 9. Photo: Getty Images / AFP

Nineteen killed in fire at block of flats in New York City

  • The Fire Department of the City of New York said around 200 firefighters responded to the scene on Sunday at the Twin Park flats in the city’s Bronx borough
  • Nine children are among the 19 dead while 32 people were taken to hospital, with most of the victims suffering from severe smoke inhalation

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Emergency service at the scene of a fire at a 19-storey residential building in the Bronx borough of New York on January 9. Photo: Getty Images / AFP
Emergency service at the scene of a fire at a 19-storey residential building in the Bronx borough of New York on January 9. Photo: Getty Images / AFP
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