At least 17 people, including eight children, are dead after a five-alarm fire in a residential high-rise building in the Bronx on Sunday, New York officials said. The city initially said 19 were killed, but on Monday, Mayor Eric Adams said the medical examiner had revised the number to 17. The fire appears to have been started by a portable space heater, New York City Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said. He added that the door to the apartment was left open, allowing smoke to spread. Thirty-two people were transported to area hospitals with life-threatening injuries, the majority of which were due to smoke inhalation, the mayor said at a press conference Sunday afternoon. It's unclear if that number included some of the dead. In total, 63 people were injured, Adams said. "This is a painful moment for the city of New York and the impact of this fire is going to really bring a level of just pain and despair in our city," Adams said. "The numbers are horrific." Adams said at another press conference later Sunday that many of the victims appeared to be immigrants from Gambia. He . . . read the full article here.