A 7-year-old girl was killed and a 3-year-old girl is in critical condition after a fire ripped through an apartment in the Bronx early Sunday morning.
Authorities responded to the fire on Grant Avenue in Fleetwood-Concourse Village at about 3 a.m. Police say the children were pulled from the smoldering fire unconscious and transported to Lincoln Medical Center.
The 7-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital. The 3-year-old child remains in critical condition.
The identities of the children were not released.
The fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.