The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Doom and Bloom
6 Important Things To Know To Help You Survive A Home Fire
At least 12 people, including four children, were killed, with several others injured, in a massive apartment building fire in the Bronx, NY this week. Although the circumstances are unclear, it appears that it was started by a child playing with a stove.
170 firefighters were dispatched to the four-alarm fire, located in a five-story walk-up in the Bronx, just a block from the world-famous Bronx zoo. The crews (the first of whom arrived in three-five minutes) worked to control the blaze in 15-degree temperatures.
Having written about the recent wildfires in California, the story made me think about what you should do to protect your family from becoming victims of a building fire.
New York City, which has many older buildings, has been the site of winter fires causing multiple casualties in thepost was originally published on this site