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At least 16 hurt in 7-alarm fire in the Bronx

Updated: 7:59 a.m. on January 2

NEW YORK (CBS New York) — More than a dozen people have been hurt in an early morning 7-alarm fire in the Bronx.

The fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday in a furniture store in the four-story building at the corner of East Tremont Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue. The store is on the ground floor with apartments above.

The FDNY said more than 200 firefighters are battling the blaze. Flames and smoke could be seen pouring from the building.

The bitter cold is also making fighting the fire difficult. Icicles could be seen forming on the power lines in front of the building

The FDNY said 16 people suffered non-life threatening injuries, including nine children, and about 22 people have been displaced. Residents who were forced out in the cold were staying warm on a city bus. The cause of the fire is unknown.

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Updated: 6:45 a.m. on January 2

NEW YORK (CBS New York) -- Firefighters are battling a stubborn six-alarm fire at a building in the Bronx.

The fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday in a furniture store in the four-story building at the corner of East Tremont Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue. The store is on the ground floor with apartments above.

Dozens of firefighters are battling the blaze in the bitter cold. Video from the scene showed flames and smoke pouring from the building.

At least 12 people have been injured.

At this point, there are no reports of any other evacuations.

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Posted: 6:00 a.m. on January 2

NEW YORK (CBS New York) — Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at a furniture store in the Bronx.

The five-alarm fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at the four-story building at the corner of East Tremont Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue. The store is on the ground floor with apartments above.

Around 168 firefighters are trying to battle the blaze in the bitter cold. Video from the scene showed flames and smoke pouring from the building.

Nine minor injuries have been reported.

At this point, there are no reports of any other evacuations.

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