DISASTER in the Bronx, NY

  1. 9 people, 8 of them children died in a tragic fire in the Bronx today.. the fire started because of a power strip/faulty extension cord.. :sad:

    This is so terribly sad to me. One of my best friends is a teacher at 3 of the kids' public school in the Bronx.. so tragic :sad: The dramatic scene unfolded during New York's City's deadliest blaze in 17 years

    Bronx Fire Blamed On Power Strip, Space Heater - News
  2. This is horrible.. :sad:
  3. I heard about this at noon...so sad...:crybaby:
  4. So sad.
    Unfortunately they had fire alarms but no batteries..
  5. That's really tragic..
  6. Thats awful...so many of the victims were children! So sad.
  7. That is so awful and totally preventable. I have a friend that went to highschool in the bronx and they didn't have air conditioning in the school. It's so sad that this kind of thing can happen in a metropolitan area in the US...
  8. That's really sad.
  9. This is such tragic story.
  10. what a tragedy :crybaby:
  11. How sad!:crybaby:
  12. I was watching this on the news...so horrible...:sad:
  13. It seems when we hear of such fires, the majority of the victims are always children.

    As a parent, I cannot imagine leaving a burning building without seeing to it that my child was safe FIRST.
  14. :s I saw that on this AM's news