ALLERTON, Bronx (WABC) — A deadly fire in the Bronx was caused by a lithium-ion battery, according to the FDNY.

The fire broke out on Olinville Avenue in Allerton at around 4pm on Saturday.

Rescuers rushed the 64-year-old man to the hospital, but it was too late.

Lithium-ion batteries have caused at least 33 fires in New York this year.

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries on Monday fighting a fire at an e-bike shop in Queens believed to have been caused by a lithium-ion battery.

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