By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Several firefighters were hurt battling a large fire at a Bronx apartment building on Sunday.

The FDNY said flames broke out on the fifth floor of a building in the Highbridge section of the borough at around noon.

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The fire spread to other floors and burned through the roof.

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It took nearly 150 firefighters to bring the blaze under control.

The FDNY said eight firefighters and one civilian were treated for injuries.

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The cause is under investigation.

CBSNewYork Team