NY lawmakers look to crack down on space heaters following deadly Bronx fire
The Senate approved a measure requiring an automatic shutoff feature for any electric space heaters sold in the state.
Updated: May 11, 10:14 AM
Bronx Fire Victims Say Red Tape, Slow Housing Process Has Stranded Them In Uncertainty
Displaced residents have been in hotels for nearly a month, which some say are lacking basic services.
Feb 4, 5:01 AM
Bronx Fire Victims Can Remain In Hotels Through The End Of The Month
Residents said they had not heard from the city.
Feb 2, 10:49 AM
Nine-Month-Old Among At Least Eight People Still Hospitalized After Bronx Fire
Kamara’s wife and two daughters are among at least eight people who remain hospitalized nearly two weeks after the January 9th fire that killed 17 people.
Jan 21, 1:06 PM
In The Wake Of Bronx Fire, Councilmember Wants To Raise The Heat In NYC
Oswald Feliz was named head of a special committee to investigate and prevent fires similar to Twin Parks, which happened in his district.
Jan 20, 6:47 PM
Cardi B To Foot Bill For Funeral And Repatriation Costs For Bronx Fire Victims
“I hope that not having to worry about the costs associated with burying their loved ones will help as they move forward and heal," the Hip-hop star said Wednesday.
Jan 19, 12:47 PM
Fatal Fire In The Bronx: Tragedy Rooted In The Past
For some New Yorkers, the devastating fire that erupted in a Bronx high-rise apartment building 10 days ago evoked an earlier era, when fires were endemic.
Jan 19, 6:01 AM
Woman Dies, Several Critically Injured In Bronx Explosion
The blast marked the second recent tragedy in the Bronx following a fire last week that killed 17 people.
Jan 18, 5:41 PM
Hundreds Show Up For Public Funeral Of Bronx Fire Victims
“Let everybody see 15 caskets of their fellow Bronxites being buried because of the condition in which they lived,” said Sheikh Musa Drammeh, who organized the funeral.
Jan 16, 4:52 PM
Tenant Advocates Say Bronx Fire Victims Are Not Getting Enough Support
Some of those displaced say they have few options outside of temporary hotels or shelters.
Jan 13, 6:57 PM
“We Are All Hurt” — What We Know About The Victims Of The Bronx Fire
In total, seventeen people, ranging in age from two to 50, all died of smoke inhalation, authorities said.
Jan 12, 7:58 AM
Tenants Displaced By Bronx Fire Face Difficult Path Forward
Those allowed to go back reported broken windows and soot-covered belongings, while hundreds of other tenants remained stuck in hotels, awaiting news about when and if they’ll be able to return to their homes.
Jan 11, 6:15 PM
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