Bronx Deathtrap

A space heater is a cause for a death trap inferno that has taken the lives of at least 19 people including nine innocent children.

This is New York City’s deadliest fire in more than 30 years killed nine children, Sunday at a high-rise apartment building in The Bronx. What We Know About Those Lost in Deadly NYC Blaze https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/bronx-fire-victims-what-we-know-about-t…

 

The Bronx Fire Victims Were All Killed From Smoke Inhalation.  Flames shot from apartment windows as smoke filled the building. One resident rescued by firefighters said he’d become numb to fire alarms because of frequent false alarms.

Some 200 firefighters responded to the building on East 181st Street aa Initial reports said the fire was on the third floor of the 19-story building, with flames blowing out the windows.

Bronx building's false alarms before deadly fire  https://pix11.com/news/local-news/bronx/resident-describes-bronx-fire-1…

At least 19 dead, including 9 children, in NYC apartment fire  At least 19 people are dead, including nine children, in a catastrophic fire that broke out at a high-rise apartment building in the Bronx Sunday, officials said. https://abc7ny.com/bronx-fire-apartment-new-york-city-fdny/11445294/

FDNY: Malfunctioning space heater caused a fire that killed at least 19, including 9 children https://bronx.news12.com/officials-at-least-19-dead-including-9-childre…

Those affected who need a place to stay can call the @redcrossny for emergency temporary shelter: 1-877-733-2767

Additional information about services available to New Yorkers will be added to the following webpage: https://www1.nyc.gov/.../east-181-street-bronx-fire.page

US residential fires have declined over the decades. Bronx blaze is a reminder of how dangerous they can be. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/01/09/bronx-apartment-f…

NYC building space heater malfunction sparks fire that kills 19, including 9 children http://reut.rs/34pdPCX

Bronx apartment fire kills 19, including 9 children

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