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NEW YORK (AP) — A man and a teenage girl have been killed in an apartment building fire in New York City.

It happened around noon on Sunday at a seven-story apartment building in the Bronx.

Police say 62-year-old Nelson Rojas and 13-year-old Yolanda Rojas were found unconscious and unresponsive. They were taken to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

It took firefighters about an hour to get the blaze under control.

The cause remains under investigation.


This story has been corrected to show the man who died was 62, not 61.