New YorkAnd January 14, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – Malfunctioning space heater kills 17, including 8 children, in 120 units Bronx building last Sunday.
New York Communities are heartbroken after a fire broke out in a 19-story apartment building on Sunday. Seventeen people were killed in the fire and nearly 60 injured, 35 of whom are in critical condition and are still fighting for their lives.
Fire victims have also reported that smoke detectors go off frequently, even 5 or 6 times a day, misleading many into believing that there is no threat until it is too late. The fire is believed to have been caused by a defect in the space heater that forced the residents to stay warm. To make matters worse, the apartment building in the 1970s did not have any safe fire escape routes.
Many organizations have developed programs to assist those affected by this tragic event. Those who have been displaced by fire, injured and/or lost loved ones can reach out to the following organizations for financial aid, survival kits, and additional support.
mayor Eric Adams and the New York City They also collect donations to provide victims with emergency relief supplies.
Goidel & Siegel are proud to be part of the community of people who come together when tragedy strikes. They want to remind residents of some important safety tips that may help save lives in the event of a fire:
- Stay low to avoid inhaling smoke
- Stop, drop, and roll
- Close the doors when escaping
- Don’t go back inside the building
- Call 911
It is also important to implement a fire safety plan in preparation for an unfortunate fire. They encourage families to develop an exit plan, including at least two ways to exit each room.
For more information, call or text 929-593-2024 or visit https://www.goidelandsiegel.com/.
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