Survivors describe their escape from deadly Bronx fire

One resident recounted how he waited on the fire escape for 30 minutes.
2:04 | 12/29/17

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Survivors. Escaped out into the cold with nothing but the closing on their backs many of turn of the Red Cross for help and are receiving. Much needed aid right now I'm. Joins us with that part of the story to her. We'll surely you've heard that the fire raced up those stairs like it should be so the neighbors who were lucky enough to begin alive really. Just head second act forced out of order to buyers gate. In that frigid cold yeah. As Orson explosion detectives arrived on the scene this morning regional written Bonnie was re living Thursday's nightmare. Trapped on the second floor fire escape like so many others. Most people were trapped. Inside the apartment because the fire is capable floral. There was no room for people to come tomorrow. He was one of a number of people asking the Red Cross for assistance. They tell me so far they've helped at least fourteen families who were displaced with temporary hotel's money food and clothing. This man who didn't want to give his name lost everything he lives on the third floor with his four children. Point eight OP didn't mean built. Saint Pete cloud block. You know she and then we win but two. Blooded about it. By day's game. And then I had to take my children won have to. He says he waited all of fire escape for about a half hour now thinking firefighters. And god for his children's safety and no. He's going to opt in to us. That's it. Index you're lucky to either Red Cross is here altering a disaster relief as well. You can't you why they are. Legs and people know about fire safety and also offering free smoke detectors at anyone who needs. That's always gives in the Belmont section of the rocks still swollen channel seven Eyewitness News.

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