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Fordham Heights Apartment Fire One Of The Most Deadly In Bronx In Last 30-Plus Years

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Sunday's deadly apartment fire in the Bronx is one of several tragic fires in the borough in recent memory.

PHOTOSPhotos: On The Scene Of Deadly Fire At Bronx Apartment Building

In December 2017, 13 people were killed when a fire tore through an apartment building in the Belmont section. Investigators said a 3-year-old boy playing with the burners on his mother's stove is what caused it.

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Back in March 2007, 10 people were killed, including nine children, in a three-story home in Highbridge. Flames were sparked by a space heater and smoke detectors had no batteries, officials said.

And in March 1990, 87 people died at the Happy Land Social Club. Investigators said a man deliberately set fire to the club in West Farms, after getting into a fight with an ex-girlfriend and being kicked out.

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