2 dead, 2 wounded in Bronx fire on Thanksgiving Day


Two people were killed and two others injured in an early Thanksgiving apartment fire in the Bronx, New York City fire and police officials said.

Around 5:30 a.m., the fire reached the second floor of a five-story apartment building at 1730 Harrison Ave. in the Bronx. The FDNY dispatched 60 firefighters to the scene and had the fire under control by 6:19 a.m., officials said.

A total of four patients were taken to area hospitals, St. Barnabas, Bronx, Lebanon and Jacoby.

Odales Aramboles, 20, and her father, Perfeto Aramboles, 60, both died from their injuries, NYPD officials told Gothamist. Two other women in their 60s are in critical condition.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but may have been an electrical fire, NYPD officials said.

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