Six people, including three children, were rushed to the hospital after a fire broke out just after dawn in Chelsea. WCBS is reporting that the victims have died--other sources only list them as injured at this point. The fire started on the sixth floor of a housing complex on 18th Street at 9th Avenue. There is no word yet as to what caused it. Firefighters were forced to shatter windows in the building and were able to contain the fire within an hour. The victims were taken to St. Vincent's and Bellevue Hospitals. Update: The AP now reports that five people have died, including three of the children. A fourth child is in critical condition.
Six Critically Injured in Chelsea Fire
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