NEW YORK - A fire inside of an apartment building in the Bronx left a 6-year-old boy dead and 11 others injured Friday evening, including one critically.
Authorities say the fire started just after 5 p.m. on East 135th Street in Mott Haven.
Firefighters responding to a the scene found a 32-year-old male and 6-year-old Aiden Hayward unconscious in a hallway suffering from smoke inhalation, according to authorities.
The unidentified man was hospitalized in critical condition and the boy was pronounced dead at a city hospital.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze and the investigation was continuing.