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Fire Leaves 11 Injured Near Van Cortlandt Park In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) -- Eleven people were injured Friday evening, two critically, when a fire broke out in a Bronx apartment building.

The FDNY was called around 5 p.m. to the six-story building at 3971 Gouverneur Ave. near Van Cortlandt Park.

Two people were reported in critical condition in the fire, three of more in serious, but non-life-threatening condition, and six with minor injuries, the FDNY told 1010 WINS.

It took 106 firefighters about 90 minutes to get the two-alarm blaze under control.

Firefighters said the blaze was on the fifth and sixth floors. City building records show the building dates to 1944.

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