Fire Safety Experts: Prepare for the Unpredictable

Fire safety depends on prevention, like making sure smoke detectors work, and doors close properly to keep smoke and flames from spreading. But once a fire starts, people should already know their apartment building is fireproof or combustible, which determines whether to flee or stay put.

Bronx Parish Comes Together for Fire Victims  

Susan Watts sat towards the back of St. Simon Stock Catholic Church on Monday night with a heavy heart thinking of the eight children she knew that were affected by Sunday’s tragic building fire, including one who died — “I came here to pray for them and for everybody that was affected.”