The fire began around 7 p.m. in a building on Prospect Avenue, the original York Fire Department said. At least 15 people were treated for injuries.
Six people were killed, the original York mayor’s office told the AP.
The fire was extinguished around 8:30 p.m., PIX 11 reported.
The fire broke as original York experiences frigid winter conditions, with temperatures dipping into the teens.
The Bronx was the scene of another deadly apartment fire in 2007, when nine children and one adult died in a blaze that officials said was caused by a space heater.
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