The blaze Thursday night left 12 people dead including a child around a year old and four more people fighting for their lives.
Thierno Diallo, 59, a security guard originally from Conakry, Guinea, who lives in a ground floor apartment said he was asleep when he heard banging on the door.
Some families in the apartment building are part of the parish so he rushed to the location "as soon as I could get there", he said. He said he was forced to run out barefoot, wearing only a bathrobe.
The New York Times reports that Mensah passed away due to smoke inhalation while saving people from a burning apartment building that neighbored his own residence.
There were seven firefighters injured in the fire and seven civilians injured.
Mayor de Blasio told CNN on Friday, "This is a bad tragedy in the middle of the holidays". The Fire Department of NY said earlier that 15 people were seriously injured in the fire near the Bronx Zoo Thursday night. Nine children and one adult died in a blaze sparked by a space heater. He became one of the 12 people who lost their lives in the inferno that took place in the Belmont section of the Bronx.
The newest Powerball drawing offers another huge jackpot for someone who holds a lottery ticket with the right numbers. Winners of winning Powerball ticket in Melbourne Beach will be announced in Tallahassee on Wednesday.
In fact, some neighbors later came out to give the servicemen standing around in the cold some chili and corn muffins. President Donald Trump has also joked that Pence "wants to hang" all gay people, according to The New Yorker .
Mark Lawrenson believes Chelsea will ease to a 3-0 win against Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. Antonio Conte insists that a top-four finish in the Premier League will be a success for Chelsea .
Powerball officials announced that the jackpot will be at least $384 million for its next drawing Saturday. Powerball, which changed its organization quite a long while back, has chances of 1 of every 292.2 million.
Eric Garner , who was unarmed at the time, died after a white NYPD police officer put him in a chokehold in Staten Island. It was at this time that doctors discovered that her pregnancy had "put a strain on her heart", which was enlarged.
The Kleins had appealed the BOLI commissioner's decision, arguing that it violated their constitutional right to free expression. The mother told Klein she had once thought like him, but her "truth had changed" when she had two gay children.
In his own statement after the results were certified, Moore repeated his charge that the election was "fraudulent". He takes over the seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and his term expires in January 2021.
The BSE 30-share Sensex closed at 33,911.81, down 98.80 points, or 0.29 percent, after touching a new all-time intra-day high. In four days, shares of the company have zoomed 122 per cent adding Rs5,506.76 crore to its market capitalisation.
US production is fast approaching the all-time record of 10.04 million barrels a day, set in late 1970, according to EIA figures. The benchmark for more than half the world's oil has gained 17 percent this year, after climbing 52 percent in 2016.
But Weah on Thursday (Friday NZ time) was announced as the next president of Liberia after defeating ruling vice-president Boakai. Boakai waged a bitter legal battle over problems with queue control and voter identification in the October 10 first round.
And an innocent man ends up dead
Swatting dates back to at least the early 2000s, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation first warned the public about it in 2008. Fearful that Finch was going for a firearm, an officer discharged one round, killing the father of two , said Livingston.
Wind Chill Advisory Issued Ahead Of Bitter Cold
The chart is calculated for wind speeds up to 60 miles per hour, and for air temperatures as low as -35 degree Fahrenheit. We'll be in single digits, close to 0, to ring in the new year, with lows back below across the state Monday morning.
Two dead in California office shooting
Police officers, including SWAT team members have reached the scene in Long Beach, 32 km south of downtown Los Angeles. The person responsible for shooting a number of people inside a Long Beach business on Friday afternoon is dead.
Welcome to the new era of Colorado Rockies baseball
Holland is now the top relief pitcher available and should ultimately garner a contract worth nearly as much as the one Davis got. Holland made $15 million this year , but he did not exercise the $15 million player option after the 2017 season.
Gunman opens fire on Cairo church; shootout kills at least 9
The Times notes another incident was reported on Friday involving a gun attack in Helwan at an appliance shop owned by a Copt. Police later cordoned off the crime scene as onlookers crowded around the church, while a forensics team combed the area.
Facebook clarifies it isn't collecting user's Aadhaar data
Our understanding is Aadhaar is the most ubiquitous and most widely held identification and is, therefore, our preferred one. According to reports, currently, only a small percentage of people, using Facebook on mobile are able to see this feature.
Apple Gives Tim Cook A Big Raise, Requires CEO To Fly Private
The market capitalization for the iPhone maker has been hovering around $900 billion and is up almost 50 percent for the year. The election is set to occur on Apple's next shareholders meeting February 13 at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park.
Uber: Softbank takes large stake in ride-hailing firm
In an earlier report in August , the paper said Uber was losing roughly $9,000 a vehicle , 18 times more than previously believed. Getting the company ready to go public will be Khosrowshahi's ultimate goal over the next year, though it won't be easy.
Nintendo Delaying 64-Gigabyte Game Cards For Switch Until 2019
This has brought the Switch's year-to-date total sales to 3,258,083 units compared to the PlayStation 4's 3,016,622 units in 2000. Some publishers may even postpone the launch of their games on the Switch in order to have access to the larger cartridges.