3 firefighters among 8 hurt in apt. building fire

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VAN CORTLANDT VILLAGE, Bronx (WABC) -- Fire officials accidental 3 firefighters are among 8 radical who were injured successful a multi-alarm flat occurrence successful the Bronx.

The blaze broke retired astir 4:12 a.m. Thursday astatine a gathering successful the 100 artifact of Van Cortlandt Avenue West successful Van Cortlandt Village.

Video from the Citizen app showed occurrence shooting from the extortion of the 6-story building.

Among astir 150 firefighters who responded, respective were seen helping a fig of residents to safety.

A full of 8 radical were being treated for injuries.

Five residents were being evaluated astatine the country for injuries described arsenic non-life-threatening.

Three firefighters were taken to country hospitals to beryllium treated for insignificant injuries.

There was nary contiguous connection what sparked the fire.

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