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Offbeat The balance of the tragic fire in the bronx slightly revised

00:40  12 january  2022
00:40  12 january  2022 Source:   parismatch.com

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seventeen people died in the fire of a Bronx building, a balance sheet revised downward while 19 victims had initially been announced. .

  Le bilan du tragique incendie dans le Bronx légèrement revu à la baisse © Reuters / Carlo Allegri / File Photo

The Mayor of New York Eric Adams has announced on Monday a temporary assessment revised downward - 17 people killed, of which eight children - after the accidental and spectacular fire on Sunday of a Building of the popular bronx district, in New York . Back on the spot Monday, the new Edile of the Megapole indicated that "nine adults and eight children" had lost their lives because of an extremely thick fire and smoke caused by an incident with an extra heater in an apartment duplex.

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The interim previous balance sheet since Sunday afternoon was 19 dead, including nine children and adolescents. The New York Fire Chief, Daniel Nigro, said the numbers could still evolve, especially since more than 60 people were injured, half seriously. After talking on Sunday of "one of the worst" fires of New York's recent history, Eric Adams has mentioned Monday a "unspeakable tragedy" and insisted on his "global" character, given the cultural mosaic of a neighborhood like the bronx.


Video: United States: At least 19 people died in the fire of a Bronx building this Sunday (BFMTV)

Victims "At Every Bearing"

Firefighters New York had told Sunday having found victims "at each level and (have) evacuated in state of cardiac and respiratory arrest" of this 19-storey HLM brick building. Thick asphyxiating black fumes rose to the top of the building. The smoke of the fire was "so thick that could not breathe, as if we suffocated," had testified to the AFPTV Michael Joseph, a thirty-year-old in the building.

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Another resident on the 11th floor, Miguel Enrique, "asthmatic", had told AFP that he had just had time to "take a coat and go down by the elevator" because the corridor was black smoke. Mr. Adams repeated the message hammered by the firefighters with each claim in a building: "Close the door" to avoid the drafts that attack the flames and propagate the fumes.

Wednesday last, a terrible fire in a home in Philadelphia had made 12 dead, including eight children. And in this same district of the Bronx, in December 2017, a fire had killed 13 people including four children. He had been provoked by a three and a half year old who played with a gas stove. New York suffers in various neighborhoods of a huge housing crisis, with buildings and often obsolete apartments and poorly maintained.

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