News Bronx fire victims: See photos Updated December 30, 2017 4:59 PM A fire inside a Belmont apartment building on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, killed 12 people, officials said. The blaze was started by a 3-year-old boy playing with the burners on a stove, FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said. Scroll through photos of the victims above. Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.