Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Apartment Fire Claims Life Of Elderly Bronx Woman

An elderly woman is dead after a fire rips through her Bronx home.

Flames broke out just before 11 last night inside Joanna Governali's third floor apartment on East 205th Street in Norwood.

The 70-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another person suffered minor injuries.

The Red Cross was on hand providing temporary housing for one of the displaced residents.

Sources say the fire may have been sparked by someone smoking in the apartment.

By: NY1 News

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