Four of the 22 people injured were brought to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, the spokesman said.
It was also reported that at least 150 firefighters were battling the fire.
The fire happened in a three-floor building at 1547 Commonwealth Avenue early Tuesday morning, and more than 200 firefighters were dispatched to operate on the scene, according to the New York City Fire Department.
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At least 12 people were injured early on Tuesday after a huge fire tore through an apartment building in NY, reports said. Nigro said authorities would enter the building to determine the cause of the fire once it's deemed safe.
The blaze comes only days after the deadliest residential fire to hit New York City in at least a quarter century swept through a Bronx apartment building, killing 12 people.
Another resident escaped with her two children and dog. The fire broke out in a furniture factory on the ground floor of the building and spread quickly.
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That blaze started after a three-year-old boy was playing with a stove.
At least 12 people have been injured.
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