12 dead after fire sweeps through Bronx apartment building

The city’s deadliest blaze in more than a quarter-century killed least 12 people — ­including a year-old child — in a Bronx apartment building Thursday night, officials said.

Authorities feared the death toll could rise from the four-alarm fire, which began at 6:51 p.m. and gutted 2363 Prospect Ave. in the Belmont neighborhood near the Bronx Zoo.

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