The Bronx Fire Victims

These are the victims of The Bronx apartment fire that ranged from 2 to 50 years old and many were West African immigrants.

This deadly blaze in The Bronx was the second such tragedy at low-income housing in the USA this month. The first was in Philadelphia, PA.

The Bronx Community Mourns Bronx Fire Victims. A memorial has been set up nearby to remember the lives that were lost. CBS2's John Dias has the latest. https://news.yahoo.com/community-mourns-bronx-fire-victims-115000199.ht…

Bronx tower owners hit with $3B class-action lawsuit over fire that killed 17 people https://nypost.com/2022/01/11/couple-sues-owners-of-bronx-tower-fire-fo…

Low-income residents face a higher risk of deadly fires like The Bronx apartment blaze. This deadly blaze in an NYC apartment building was the second such tragedy at low-income housing in the U.S. this month, highlighting the stubborn link between poverty and deaths from residential fires. “There is a link between socioeconomic status and fire that cannot be denied," the director of research at the National Fire Protection Association said. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-01-11/low-income-residents…

MANY OF THOSE WHO DIED IN THE BRONX APARTMENT FIRE WERE... https://wfuv.org/content/many-those-who-died-bronx-apartment-fire-were-…

Members of the community have come together to offer money, clothes, food, and prayers to families of the dead and survivors. https://n.pr/3raZ66A

The Bronx community will be holding a rally today to demand better building safety measures after this weekend's deadly fire that killed 17 people. - https://bit.ly/3GrpYFM

Funerals for victims of the deadly Bronx apartment fire have started taking place amid calls for justice for the bereaved families and other residents of this community. https://abc7ny.com/fire-in-bronx-victims-lawsuit-of-identified/11462341/

US federal, state, and local governments have successfully reduced this risk by ramping up fire education and ensuring residents have working smoke alarms, but they must also address the poverty at the heart of these issues https://nfpa.org/~/media/Files/News%20and%20Research/Fire%20statistics%20and%20reports/US%20Fire%20Problem/ospoverty.pdf