Overnight Inwood Fire Displaces 35 People Ahead of Holiday Season

Overnight Inwood Fire Displaces 35 People Ahead of Holiday Season

At least 35 people are without a home this Thanksgiving after a large fire tore through an apartment building in the Inwood section of Manhattan Wednesday night. Eighteen hours after the fire, residents still could not re-enter their apartments, as the Red Cross and local community members help them with food, clothing and medicines -- a full-fledged effort to support neighbors. It was a Thanksgiving Eve nightmare on Post Avenue in Inwood. A witness describes the tense moments as 35 people were displaced from their homes. News "It went up all the way to the roof. It came out about this side first. That’s when i saw it," Diego, a witness to the fire, told News 4 New York. Orange flames lit up the sky just before midnight Wednesday, leading …
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