At least 23 people, including nine children, were injured in a Bronx fire early Tuesday morning, the FDNY said.

The fire started in a furniture store on the first floor of a four-story building on the corner of Commonwealth and Bronx River avenues at about 5:30 a.m., according to the FDNY. It then spread to the apartments on the floors above.

Twenty-two civilians and one firefighter had non-life-threatening injuries, officials said. At least nine of the civilians were children, FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said.

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