2 Injured In Belmont House Fire

The second floor of 537 E. 187th Street was boarded up following an early morning two-alarm fire.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

An early Friday house fire in Belmont left two people injured. According to the FDNY, the fire started on the second floor of 537 E. 187th Street on Friday, February 10 at 9:30 a.m. before spreading to a neighboring building. Firefighters were able to gain control over the blaze by 10:44 a.m. The two civilians injured in the blaze were rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital for treatment. One of the victims is in serious condition while the other is expected to survive. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

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