Officials investigate suspicious BX fire

(07/28/03) THE BRONX - Officials are calling a fire that broke out in an apartment building on 233rd Street and White Plains Road suspicious.

About 20 people in the five-story building were evacuated, and officials say no one was hurt.

One of the firefighters on the scene told News 12 The Bronx that the apartment is suspected of being used for a numbers running operation.

Officials say the fire could have been set intentionally, and they will continue to investigate.

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