New York fire: 19 dead, including 9 children, in 'one of worst blazes of modern times'

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An apartment building was engulfed in flames in the US city today, on Sunday. Along with the 19 who died, a further 32 people were sent to hospital. Several of these people remain in a critical condition, according to Eric Adams, Mayor of New York.

Fire department Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the death toll was the worst seen in New York for 30 years, the BBC reports.

More to follow.



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