Fire Injures 12, Four Critically, at Sotomayor Houses

By Sasha Gonzales 
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Twelve people were injured and four were in critical condition following a fire that swept through the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Houses in Soundview Tuesday, authorities said.

The fire started shortly before 11 a.m. in the seven-story public housing complex on Watson Avenue, spreading to multiple apartments before firefighters knocked down the flames.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

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Sasha Gonzales is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering breaking news and crime. A Bronx native, Sasha is an avid photographer, museum-goer, and reader. She lives in Kingsbridge.