Nineteen people, including children, were killed and sixty were injured.One of the worst fire accidents we have ever seen in our time“, According to the city mayor.
The city’s new mayor Eric Adams announced at the scene that at least 19 people were killed and at least 60 were injured Sunday in a building fire in New York’s Bronx district.
“It will be one of the worst fires in our history. We know 19 people have died and many more are in critical condition and more than 63 have been injured., The New York mayor said live on television. The new mayor of New York, a former African-American police officer who took office on January 1, “The real tragedy is not just for the Franks and the city”.
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Eric Adams confirmed to the American company Reuters “Children” One of the dead without mentioning the number of dead.
He attended, and on his official Twitter account, he posted photos with firefighters.
Billy Goldfeder, New York’s deputy fire chief, posted pictures of the fire and his crew’s current activity on his Twitter account. “Many victims”. Large flames and thick black smoke billowed from the window of a multi-story building in the Bronx, a large neighborhood in New York’s upstate.
Dozens of people were injured during the tragedy and at least 32 people were hospitalized. According to the New York Fire Brigade (FDNY), about 200 firefighters were dispatched to the scene of the blaze, which took place in an apartment building in a 19-story building.
Firefighters initially estimated that about thirty people were injured.
Last Wednesday, 12 people, including 8 children, were killed in a devastating fire in an apartment building in Philadelphia.
New York City, home to nine million people, has been hit by a major housing crisis in various neighborhoods, sometimes with dilapidated and poorly maintained buildings.
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