National Guardsman Rescued Others Before Dying in NYC Fire
December 31, 2017
NEW YORK -- The victims of New York City's deadliest fire in decades include a man who immigrated to the Bronx from Ghana and dreamed of becoming a military policeman.
A relative told The New York Times that Emmanuel Mensah had rescued a number of people before going back into the burning building, where he died of smoke inhalation.
Massive fire that killed 12 started by child playing with stove, causing 'unprecedented' loss
Julia Jacobo and Morgan Winsor
December 29, 2017
A massive apartment fire that killed at least 12 people -- including a 1-year-old girl found with her mother in a bathtub -- was sparked by a small child playing with a stove, city officials said.