One dead, nine injured in New York City fire explosion
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Published Tuesday, January 18, 2022 2:50PM EST
Jan 18 (Reuters) - One person died and nine were injured, including five police officers, in a fire explosion in New York City on Tuesday, the fire department said.
The incident took place at 869 Fox Street in the Bronx, a fire department spokesperson said. Media reports said a gas explosion had sparked the fire and building collapse.
(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Tim Ahmann)