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1 person dead, 1 critically hurt after early morning fire in the Bronx

1 person killed, 1 critically hurt in Bronx fire
1 person killed, 1 critically hurt in Bronx fire 00:17

NEW YORK -- One person is dead and another is critically hurt after a fire broke our early Thursday morning in the Bronx. 

Firefighters responded shortly after 6 a.m. to a three-story home on East 176th Street in Mount Hope.

Chopper 2 was over the scene, as crews worked to get the flames under control.

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Police said a man, believed to be 30 to 40 years old, was pronounced dead on the scene. 

A woman, about 50 years old, was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. One firefighter was also treated for minor injuries.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

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