NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department says about 140 firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze Tuesday afternoon in the Bronx.

Spokesman Rich Viglione says six civilians suffered minor injuries.

Viglione said the fire was declared under control at 2:37 p.m.

It happened at 1882 Grand Concourse, near East Tremont Avenue — about a mile north of Yankee Stadium.

Earlier, spokesman Frank Dwyer said there were flames on the seventh, eighth and ninth floors of the building.

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