While fleeing, she left the door open to the first-floor apartment, which caused the fire to then immediately spread up the stairs to the fifth floor in the building.
"I don't know what to do, and I don't know how to feel", Stewart-Francis' mother, Ambrozia Stewart, told The New York Times. "It started from a young boy, 3½ years old, playing with the burners on the stove", he said at a news conference.
Authorities said the flames broke out on the first floor of the building and quickly spread up through the five-story, 25-unit structure. "Say something. You leave the door open and just say, "fire, fire, fire" you're not saying anything else?"
She then rushed to the Jacobi Medical Center where she got the awful news, "That's when I find out they all dead".
Three of the victims were children aged 1, 2 and 7. At least four others were injured.
Firefighters work at the scene of an apartment fire in the Bronx, New York on Thursday.
Mensah lived with friends of his father - a married couple and their four children. "Based on the research we have at this moment, it does not appear there was anything problematic about the building or the fire safety in the building". "God rest their souls, they're lovely".
Dangerously cold wind chills
The bitter cold will begin to ease on Sunday with temperatures beginning a long climb back towards seasonal values next week. A Winter Weather Advisory has also been issued by the National Weather Service for Sanilac and Huron counties.
Katrina overwhelmed by the success of Tiger Zinda Hai
Salman Khan has scored another major success with Tiger Zinda Hai as the film has entered the 200 Crore Club in just one week. In fact, the actor has now surpassed Aamir Khan within the much coveted 200 crore club to become the leader.
"I was calling my daughter to see where she is-accidentally she [was] upstairs at her aunt's". "We are hoping that it's him, one of them is him".
No self-closing door violations were issued during an inspection in August, though the city would not have examined every apartment, Creegan said.
Self-closing doors, which swing shut on their own to keep fires from spreading, were also supposed to have been installed, said city Housing Preservation and Development Department spokesperson Matthew Creegan.
"In a department that's certainly no stranger to tragedy, we're shocked at this loss", he said on Twitter.
"We get 75 to 100 referrals per year of children who are fascinated with fire, playing with fire", he said. Investigators will look at whether the door to the apartment was defective or if an obstruction prevented it from closing, he said.
But Nigro said there was nothing unusual about the structure of the building that would have made it especially prone to such a disaster, a point that Mayor Bill de Blasio, D, reiterated later on WNYC radio.
"When I saw it on the news this morning I started crying", said Nancy Clark, a 42-year-old Bronx resident, who came to the scene Friday to donate blankets, phone chargers and toiletries to the families who had been displaced.
Harry said the engaged couple are busy making plans for 2018, adding "we're really looking forward to new year". And while Harry said there was "plenty" he had to explain to Meghan , she handled it all flawlessly.
The publication apologized for the video, saying in a Wednesday statement that it was an attempt at humor that "missed the mark". Mr Trump took to Twitter overnight to criticise the magazine for "bending over backwards in apologizing for the minor hit".
On Thursday, more than 40 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide bombing at a cultural center in Kabul , Afghanistan. Bass said: "The United States continues to stand with all Afghans in their pursuit of peace, security, and prosperity".
The Bulldog offense will face a Louisville defense that ranks second in the Atlantic Coast Conference in rushing defense (139.8). He too has earned multiple SEC defensive lineman of the week honors, and he also leads the FBS with three blocked kicks.
For nearly 30 years people's lifestyles have changed and that includes the growth of gaming in most people's lives. The mental disorder associated with video gaming must be evident for 12 months, less if the symptoms are severe.
In theory, that model leads to more drivers on the road looking for higher fares; thereby, dropping prices back down again. Uber prices are expected to be at their highest until 3am following the conclusion of New Year's Eve fireworks displays.
As protests spread across various states, the film's December 1 release was deferred as it didn't have censor clearance. Other key changes in the movie are of the disclaimers, one of which is regarding not glorifying the practice of Sati.
In Davis' last tweet on December 20, she thanked her friend Debbie Turman for sending flowers after the death of her father. Davis had also shared a Facebook post about celebrating Christmas after losing a loved one .
The flawless time to encounter the Full Moon Supermoon is after moonrise when it is just above the skyline. In general, the supermoon will appear 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than the average moon.
The Centers for Disease Control has a list of symptoms to help you determine if you have the flu or just a cold. MINNEAPOLIS - 'Tis the season for getting sick and health officials say it's definitely making the rounds.
White even stated on Undisputed that he would be meeting with Mayweather's team to possibly negotiate a deal. - Right. He wants to work with other promoters on the venture, and one of them is Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe.
Moscow and Ankara sign S-400 loan deal
According to the Hurriyet daily, Ankara will pay part of the sum from its own funds and will contract a Russian loan for the rest. National Defense Minister of Turkey Nurettin Canikli confirmed the statement and added that the S-400 deal had been concluded.
Lok Sabha almost full for passage of Bill
Atul said that there is no contradiction in the bill. "The Bill itself has many problems which the government needs to look at". A Sampath (CPI-M) also demanded the Bill need to be referred to Standing Committee.
Winnipeggers advised to protect plumbing from freezing
So what should you do if your pipes freeze? They need properly installed insulation and heat tape on exterior pipes. Apply heat to the frozen area using a hairdryer if there's no standing water that could cause electrocution.
Hancock jobless rate falls in November
Four counties were at or above 5 percent Clearwater, 6 percent; Shoshone, 5.5 percent; Lewis, 5.5 percent; and Adams, 5 percent. Dane, Green and Lafayette counties tied for the lowest unemployment rate among Wisconsin's 72 counties at 2 percent in November.
Teens Charged With Murder In Death Of Man Hit By Sandbag
The teens were initially charged with felonious assault, and murder charges were later added after Byrd succumbed to his injuries. Four boys, three of them 14 years old and one 13, were taken into custody not far from the overpass.
Shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai was challenging: Salman
Now, Friday would be the major day as it remains to see if Tiger Zinda Hai touches Rs 200 crore mark in its first week. The Christmas holiday has also helped in boosting the worldwide sales of Tiger Zinda Hai .
Doug Jones says win is 'new chapter' for state
Moore denied the accusations and said in the lawsuit that he had passed a polygraph test to prove they are false. On election night, Moore had pegged his hopes on votes from military serviceman and provisional ballots.
'Real Housewives of New York' star apologizes after arrest
According to the Palm Beach Police, the 52-year-old reality TV star slammed a door and kicked at least one police officer. Less than seven months later, de Lesseps and D'Agostino announced their divorce plans in August of this year.
Apple CEO Tim Cook's Annual Pay Jumps 47% to $12.8 Million
Retail chief of Apple , Angela Ahrendts , was among the one who was the highest paid executive, bagging in $24,216,072. For the first time , Cook ran up a US$93,109 bill for traveling on private aircraft on trips not related to business.