Eight tenants and 14 police officers were treated for smoke inhalation and other injuries they acquired in a fire in a Bronx apartment on Wednesday night. 
 
According to Fox News, the officers were injured when they were knocking on doors to evacuate the apartment’s residents.
Mother Of 3 Shares Miraculous Story Of Surviving A House Fire In this photo, a firefighter tries to put out a fire in 'La Hune' book shop in the Saint-Germain-des-Pres district, Paris, Nov. 16, 2017. Photo: Getty Images / Karim Daher
 
The victims were taken to the hospital to be treated and all injuries were reportedly minor.
 
Fire officials reported that two families were displaced by the fire.
 
"Thankfully, nobody was seriously injured," New York Police Department Chief Terence Monahan tweeted. "It's courageous acts like this that earn our officers the name NY's finest."
 
In a report by Spectrum News, the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) received a call around 11 p.m. alerting of a two-alarm fire on the second and third floor of an apartment building on 4360 Baychester Avenue in Wakefield.
 
WNBC reported that around 100 firefighters responded to the fire and got it under control within an hour.
 
Authorities are already investigating the cause of the fire, WPIX reported.