New York Apartment, At Least 12 Deaths
New York Apartment, At Least 12 Deaths

On Friday, investigators had no rest for the blaze cause in a New York apartment. The fire started early on Friday in the Bronx and so far 12 deaths reported. The fire named the deadliest in the city’s history. Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio said the fire, “will rank as one of the worst losses of life to a fire in many, many years” as he spoke to reporters at the scene.

“We’re here at the scene of an unspeakable tragedy. In the middle of the holiday season is a time when families are together. Tonight, here in the Bronx, there are families that have been torn apart,” de Blasio said.

Fire Fighters Struggle to Put off Fires in New York Apartment

The brick building lighted with dangerous fires starting in floor one and quickly began to upstairs. Two dead bodies found in a bathtub and the blaze happened at the Belmont section of the Bronx.

In fact, New York is experiencing very low temperatures and high winds. Suddenly, the fire stokes hit the inside of the building as residents opened the doors and windows. The spray of fire hoses covered the ground with ice sheets. More than 160 fighters appeared at the spot and fought to put off the fires in the sizzling climate. Upper floors windows either became ashes or turned black.

According to the records, the building has no elevator. However, few people have severely injured in the fires. The recent memory of New York fires recorded in the year 2007.