Early Morning Multi-Building Fire Burns in the Bronx

A multi-building fire burned in the early hours of May 18 in the Bronx area of New York.

Officials said the three-alarm fire was burning at the intersection of East 143rd Street and Willis Avenue, and warned those nearby to avoid smoke and to close their windows.

An NBC reporter tweeted that the blaze had spread across multiple buildings.

This video showing the flames was livestreamed to Facebook by Raquel Graves. Credit: Raquel Graves via Storyful

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