NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Amid Sunday night’s storm, parts of an apartment building in the Bronx went up in flames.
Firefighters said wind helped spread the four-alarm blaze on West 183rd Street in the University Heights neighborhood.READ MORE: Driver Arrested After Car Slams Into Scaffolding On East Side
CBS2 has learned told two people were treated for smoke inhalation as the entire building was evacuated.
“My neighbors knocked on the door hard enough that it caught my attention and I went to the door and they told me get out, there’s a fire in the building. Grab whatever you could and get out,” tenant Joseph Rodriguez said.READ MORE: DMX Dies At Age 50 After Days On Life Support At White Plains Hospital
Officials said the fire started on the fifth floor and damaged at least three units.
What caused the blaze has not yet been determined.MORE NEWS: Undocumented Workers In New York State Now Eligible For Pandemic Relief, $2.1 Billion In Aid Set Aside In State Budget
Please stay with CBS2, CBSN New York, and CBSNewYork.com on Monday morning for more on this developing story.