Heater blamed for blaze in which 17 died in NYC
William Denselow

At least 17 people are believed to have died in Sunday’s apartment fire in the Bronx, in New York City. 

That’s less than previously reported but officials warn fatalities may still rise. 

An investigation is ongoing as to why smoke spread so quickly through the Bronx apartment building. 

CGTN’s William Denselow reports. 

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