| by Kenneth Chase | 3 comments

Dozens homeless after fire engulfs apartments


RIGHT NOW ABOUT 32 MINUTES IN
FROM TOWNSEN. FROM TOWNSEN.
WE’LL TALK MORE ABOUT WE’LL TALK MORE ABOUT
CONSTRUCTION COMING UP. CONSTRUCTION COMING UP.
>>NOW TO THAT BREAKING NEWS, A>>NOW TO THAT BREAKING NEWS, A
HEARTBREAKING SCENE UNFOLDS HEARTBREAKING SCENE UNFOLDS
AFTER A MASSIVE FIRE RIPS AFTER A MASSIVE FIRE RIPS
THROUGH AN APARTMENT BUILDING. THROUGH AN APARTMENT BUILDING.
>>DOZENS OF FOLKS ARE LEFT>>DOZENS OF FOLKS ARE LEFT
WITHOUT HOMES NOW, THEIR PLACES WITHOUT HOMES NOW, THEIR PLACES
DESTROYED OVERNIGHT IN THE FIRE. DESTROYED OVERNIGHT IN THE FIRE.
IT HAPPENED AT HAVER STOCK IT HAPPENED AT HAVER STOCK
APARTMENTS NEAR LEE ROAD. APARTMENTS NEAR LEE ROAD.
VINCENT CRIVELLI IS LIVE WITH US VINCENT CRIVELLI IS LIVE WITH US
NOW TAG TAKING A LOOK. NOW TAG TAKING A LOOK.
>>>THE FIRE WAS OUT NOW.>>>THE FIRE WAS OUT NOW.
IT WAS A VERY CHAOTIC SCENE, 24 IT WAS A VERY CHAOTIC SCENE, 24
FAMILIES NOW DISPLACED, MANY FAMILIES NOW DISPLACED, MANY
VERY EMOTIONAL, AS YOU CAN VERY EMOTIONAL, AS YOU CAN
IMAGINE. IMAGINE.
I’VE SEEN STUDENTS WALKING TO I’VE SEEN STUDENTS WALKING TO
SCHOOL, BACKPACKS ON WITH TEARS SCHOOL, BACKPACKS ON WITH TEARS
IN THEIR EYES KNOWING SOME OF IN THEIR EYES KNOWING SOME OF
THEIR FRIENDS’ HOMES WERE THEIR FRIENDS’ HOMES WERE
DESTROYED. DESTROYED.
THANKFULLY, NO ONE WAS INJURED, THANKFULLY, NO ONE WAS INJURED,
BUT MANY LOST A LOT AND ARE VERY BUT MANY LOST A LOT AND ARE VERY
DISTHE REST OF THEDISTRESSED. DISTHE REST OF THEDISTRESSED.
>>SOMEONE WAS THROWING BRICKS>>SOMEONE WAS THROWING BRICKS
AND ROCKS FOR US TO GET OUT. AND ROCKS FOR US TO GET OUT.
>>Reporter: NEIGHBORS REMEMBER>>Reporter: NEIGHBORS REMEMBER
WAKING UP AROUND MIDNIGHT WAKING UP AROUND MIDNIGHT
HORRIFIED FLAMES WERE RIPPING HORRIFIED FLAMES WERE RIPPING
APART THEIR APARTMENT BUILDING. APART THEIR APARTMENT BUILDING.
>>IT WAS SCARY WAKING UP TO>>IT WAS SCARY WAKING UP TO
HEAR PEOPLE SCREAMING “GET OUT.” HEAR PEOPLE SCREAMING “GET OUT.”
>>Reporter: SMOKE POURED OUT>>Reporter: SMOKE POURED OUT
FROM EVERY DIRECTION AS FLAMES FROM EVERY DIRECTION AS FLAMES
INCINERATED THE ROOF AND INCINERATED THE ROOF AND
DESTROYED THE 24- UNIT APARTMENT DESTROYED THE 24- UNIT APARTMENT
COMPLEX. COMPLEX.
>>ALL OF MY CLOTHES, SHOES AND>>ALL OF MY CLOTHES, SHOES AND
HATS. HATS.
>>Reporter: 74-YEAR OLD IS>>Reporter: 74-YEAR OLD IS
SHAKEN. SHAKEN.
YOU HAD MEDICINE IN THERE SOME. YOU HAD MEDICINE IN THERE SOME.
>>YES.>>YES.
THE FIREMAN GOT SOME BUT HE THE FIREMAN GOT SOME BUT HE
DIDN’T GET ALL OF THEM. DIDN’T GET ALL OF THEM.
>>Reporter: SHE’S ALSO WORRIED>>Reporter: SHE’S ALSO WORRIED
THAT SOMETHING BURNT UP THAT SHE THAT SOMETHING BURNT UP THAT SHE
CAN’T REPLACE. CAN’T REPLACE.
>>I HOPE ALL OF MY PICTURES OF>>I HOPE ALL OF MY PICTURES OF
MY DECEASED DAUGHTER IS IN MY DECEASED DAUGHTER IS IN
THERE. THERE.
THAT WAS MY BABY AND SHE PASSED THAT WAS MY BABY AND SHE PASSED
AWAY. AWAY.
>>Reporter: LUCKILY THIS>>Reporter: LUCKILY THIS
DEVASTATING FIRE DID NOT CAUSE DEVASTATING FIRE DID NOT CAUSE
ANY INJURIES. ANY INJURIES.
MANY NEIGHBORS ESCAPED JUST IN MANY NEIGHBORS ESCAPED JUST IN
TIME WITH ONLY THE CLOTHING ON TIME WITH ONLY THE CLOTHING ON
THEIR BACKS. THEIR BACKS.
>>I’M GLAD I’M ALIVE.>>I’M GLAD I’M ALIVE.
I’M ALIVE AND I ESCAPED THE I’M ALIVE AND I ESCAPED THE
FLAMES AND I THANK GOD FOR THAT FLAMES AND I THANK GOD FOR THAT
THAT WE GOT OUT. THAT WE GOT OUT.
>>Reporter: ONE PERSON WAS>>Reporter: ONE PERSON WAS
UNACCOUNTED FOR EARLIER THIS UNACCOUNTED FOR EARLIER THIS
MORNING BUT AUTHORITIES LATER MORNING BUT AUTHORITIES LATER
CONFIRMED THEY WERE SAFE. CONFIRMED THEY WERE SAFE.
THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS STILL

3 Comments

Israel Moreno

Aug 8, 2019, 11:56 am Reply

Feel for the communities these section eight ghetto families gonna be moving into soon enjoy I live in the heights so they won’t be near me praise be to Allah……………

sur prized

Aug 8, 2019, 2:04 pm Reply

Tragic

sur prized

Aug 8, 2019, 2:04 pm Reply

Probably some freaking moron with the cigarette

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