Why You Should Think Twice About Running a Space Heater in Your Apartment

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Currents News Staff

It was a tragic scene – heavy smoke filled stairwells in the building as people tried to escape. Among those 17 people, eight children lost their lives. As Currents News reported earlier, open doors allowed the Bronx fire to spread so rapidly. What are some tips that can be done if a fire or smoke is seen inside your apartment to make sure you’re safe?

James Bullock, Retired FDNY Deputy Chief and President of the New York Fire Consultants and New York Fire Safety Institute, joined Currents News to talk about preventative measures people can take to stop fires from spreading.

The city has set up a donation page for anyone who wishes to help the victims of that deadly Bronx fire. Just go to www1.nyc.gov for more information.