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NYC fire in immigrant housing kills at least 5

NYC fire in immigrant housing kills at least 5

Fire engulfed a building housing Guatemalan immigrants Saturday, collapsing part of the roof, trapping residents and killing at least five people, authorities said.
Four people in the building were injured, including an infant who was tossed out the window by a woman frantically trying to save him. The infant was in critical condition with a fractured skull after bystanders below were unable to catch him, officials and witnesses said.
At least one adult was hospitalized, and 13 firefighters were injured, none of them seriously, officials said. The cause of the fire in a Brooklyn neighborhood, home to a diverse population of Russians, Hispanics and


Updated : 2021-07-25 01:06 GMT+08:00