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Massive fire engulfs apartments


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pressurization system. pressurization system.
>>Now to an update to a story>>Now to an update to a story
that we first brought you at 4 that we first brought you at 4
30 this morning, a massive fire 30 this morning, a massive fire
destroys a Northeast Harris destroys a Northeast Harris
County apartment building County apartment building
dozens of people have been left dozens of people have been left
homeless as a result homeless as a result
as the fire quickly spread as the fire quickly spread
destroying everything in its destroying everything in its
path. The fire happened at the path. The fire happened at the
have or stock Hill apartments have or stock Hill apartments
in all Bender nearly in all Bender nearly
chances Vincent crivelli is chances Vincent crivelli is
there live now has been there live now has been
speaking with residents all speaking with residents all
morning Vince good morning. morning Vince good morning.
♪>>Good morning residents are>>Good morning residents are
still very emotional many still very emotional many
feeling lucky to be alive feeling lucky to be alive
thankfully. No one was injured. thankfully. No one was injured.
Take a look at this members of Take a look at this members of
the fire marshal’s office are the fire marshal’s office are
here investigating the scene here investigating the scene
trying to find out if someone trying to find out if someone
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>>intentionally set this fire>>intentionally set this fire
that caused dozens of people to that caused dozens of people to
lose their homes. lose their homes.
>>Flames lit up the night sky>>Flames lit up the night sky
as the fire tore through an as the fire tore through an
apartment building early this apartment building early this
morning I was scared. I was morning I was scared. I was
scared for my life, scared for my life,
24 homes incinerated 24 24 homes incinerated 24
families displaced. I RAM are families displaced. I RAM are
barely escaped with her The barely escaped with her The
toughest part is now on on toughest part is now on on
their on hand to Kim up and I their on hand to Kim up and I
didn’t really have no body. didn’t really have no body.
She uses a prosthetic leg and She uses a prosthetic leg and
describes a chaotic scene the describes a chaotic scene the
smell of the smoke, I don’t smell of the smoke, I don’t
know how close it was to Maine, know how close it was to Maine,
panic sets in. panic sets in.
>>People banging on doors>>People banging on doors
screaming get out get out. screaming get out get out.
But she was struggling I have But she was struggling I have
to put this all for Sunday to put this all for Sunday
Monday and then by the scram Monday and then by the scram
they really don’t know which they really don’t know which
was gone. was gone.
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Her daughter lives nearby and Her daughter lives nearby and
sprinted over to help sprinted over to help
as the flames began to engulf as the flames began to engulf
the building she may put on my the building she may put on my
now while got what her issue now while got what her issue
was like come Lot you might was like come Lot you might
make it in there. make it in there.
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They saw the flames and then They saw the flames and then
the roof collapse. the roof collapse.
Out alive with only the clothes Out alive with only the clothes
on their backs. on their backs.
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♪ A sad story and the same story A sad story and the same story
24 other families are feeling 24 other families are feeling
right now. right now.
>>Everything our love and ah>>Everything our love and ah
well ah look how today but we well ah look how today but we
were close, I mean what we do were close, I mean what we do
now when we go from here. now when we go from here.
♪>>And the Red Cross was here>>And the Red Cross was here
they’re hoping to provide some they’re hoping to provide some
of those answers also apartment of those answers also apartment
management tells me they’re management tells me they’re
they’re making accommodations they’re making accommodations
to make sure everyone everyone to make sure everyone everyone
the home has a place to stay the home has a place to stay
now the cause of the fire that now the cause of the fire that
remains under investigation

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