Fire rips through apartment home

? Fire officials battled a fire that ripped through an apartment on 225 East 149th St.

Officials say the fire began in the sixth-floor apartment of the high-rise building. William Otero, his fiancée and 13-year-old-son were all sleeping in the apartment. All three residents were able to get out without injury.

Fire officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.

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