In one of the sleeping district of new York, a major fire broke out in a five-storey building, which killed at least six people, including a child. Reported by the New York Daily News, citing the city administration.
According to the New York Post, the fire has already killed 11 people. The report said that he could hear one of the men rushed into the house and shouted that his children are dead. Also, the publication writes about the screams of the women inside that the people trapped.
The report said that the fire occurred on the third floor of a house on Prospect Avenue in the Bronx at about 03:00 (19:00) Kyiv time. The fire quickly spread through the building, locking the residents inside.
It is noted that as of 04:10 firefighter has not yet managed to get the fire under control, the building rising smoke.
Press Secretary of mayor Eric Phillips in his Twitter said that it was “horror” and the victims “will be more”. In place awaiting mayor bill De Blasio.
The fire Department of new York reports that in extinguishing involved more than 175 firefighters. It is noted that they worked in the cold. In new York on Friday morning, minus 9 degrees Celsius.
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