8 firefighters injured in 3-alarm fire on Coster Street

More than 130 firefighters were on the scene battling the inferno on Coster Street.

A fire erupted within an apartment complex located at 717 Coster St. in The Bronx on Tuesday, when FNDY responded at around 12:30 p.m. according to fire officials, the blaze quickly escalated to a three-alarm fire. Thirty-three units of the Fire Department and approximately 140 firefighters were called in to provide assistance. It took nearly an hour to get the scene under control, according to sources. in total, eight firefighters suffered minor injuries while battling the blaze.

A fire that ignited at 717 Coster St., left eight firefighters with minor injures.


A fire broke out on Coster Street in The Bronx that quickly escalated to a three-alarm level.



In total, 33 units and 140 members of the FDNY were on the scene of the three-alarm fire in The Bronx on Tuesday. Photo Steve Sanchez

More from Around NYC