The FDNY confirmed that the sinister started when a 3-and-a-half-year-old child, living on the first floor, was playing with a stove.
The tragic result was the deaths of at least 12 people, including at least four children, the New York Police Department said.
The child had a history of fiddling with the stove in his family's apartment, his mother told officials investigating the fire.
"The stairway acted like a chimney", Nigro said at the Friday 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.
Multiple people were killed in a fire in NYC on December 28, 2017.
She then rushed to the Jacobi Medical Center where she got the bad news, "That's when I find out they all dead".
Among the victims are a family of four - 2-year-old Kylie Francis, 7-year-old Charmela Francis, 19-year-old Shantay Young and 37-year-old Karen Francis. At least four others were injured. He was staying with a family that escaped the fire safely, but no one could find Mensah, despite checking four hospitals.
Some tenants of the building, a mix of native New Yorkers and Latino and African immigrants, climbed down fire escapes.
Batiz wrote on a Go Fund Me page that her mother, Maria Batiz, 57, called her at work to tell her that a fire had broken out in the building and she and the baby were trapped. "It was scary because I thought I was going to fall over".
The communications officer for the Red Cross, Michael de Vulpillieres, informed that they are giving out blankets, temporary housing, food, drinks and mental health care to residents, and teaming up with the Fire Department they set up a tent with fire education pamphlets. Francis' mother told the New York Times that 13 members of the family lived in the building.
The fire department said earlier it had more 160 firefighters on the scene battling the flames.
No self-closing door violations were issued during an inspection in August, though the city would not have examined every apartment, Creegan said.
According to city records, the building had no elevator.
"From what we know right now, there was not a problem with the building", de Blasio said. NY has been experiencing high winds, which may have caused the spread of the fire as they blew into the open windows.
"Close the door, close the door, close the door", Nigro said.
If we are to just maintain our position, because we have started to struggle to create chances and score goals in recent matches . Reports have linked Everton with a £25m move for Tosun , but Sky Sports News understands a deal has yet to be formally agreed.
The reality is that the market is way too overheated and no one wants the cryptocurrency popping on their door steps. Many of them believe that there is a huge bubble in the market and this can burst at any point in time .
Health and Human Services officials in Boone and Cole counties confirm that cases of the flu continue to rise as the year ends. Symptoms of flu include: fever, cough , sore throat, runny nose, body aches, headaches, and fatigue.
Millions of Whovians will be anxiously awaiting the first words from Whittaker's Thirteenth Doctor which will close the episode. Capaldi's tenure coincided with an overall darker era; he filmed, an appropriately numbered, twelve 12-rated episodes.
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities employment grew by 8,200 jobs, and Manufacturing industry jobs increased by 2,700 positions. Lawrence County tied with Oswego County for the fourth highest unemployment rate last month at 6.4 percent.
As he launched his campaign, he said he saw an opening for a rare Democratic win against Moore, a polarizing figure in the state. Moore had vocally questioned the results and filed a last-minute legal challenge of them, according to the news outlet.
The film which was directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and also featured Katrina Kaif has been doing brisk business since its release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh describes the film's box office score as, " Tiger Zinda Haiis a ONE-HORSE RACE".
It looks like we might have got away with one there. 'The message was as simple as that and I think he has taken it on'. He said the assistant referee only put his flag up to draw attention to it, and I've never heard of that ever".
Markle then joined the royal family greeting well-wishers, and was seen giving her first public curtsy to the Queen. Harry added that he and Markle are looking forward to 2018 and predicted it will be a "fantastic year".
A blockbuster payday from his August boxing match with Floyd Mayweather has put McGregor in the driver's seat with his career. White recently appeared on " Undisputed " on FS1 and told Skip and Shannon not to rule out a Mayweather fight in 2018.
Turkey, Russia sign S-400 missile system loan deal
He said that Turkey and Russian Federation have "robust and significant" defense-trade and military-sales relationship. Several allies are also concerned as the system can not be integrated into NATO's existing military architecture.
Excessive video gaming to be named mental health disorder
And a Canadian study found that playing Super Mario or other three-dimensional video games may help in preventing dementia . Being addicted to video games will soon be classified as a mental health condition according to The Independent .
OH teens face murder charges in I-75 sandbag death
Byrd's friend, who was behind the wheel, was frantic as she called for help on the side of the freeway. The teens now face charges of murder, felony vehicular vandalism and misdemeanor vehicular vandalism.
More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul
An initial blast at the entrance to the compound housing the two offices was followed by two more explosions inside the offices. Bass said: "The United States continues to stand with all Afghans in their pursuit of peace, security, and prosperity".
3 takeaways from Seminoles' win over Southern Miss
Moving forward, it'll be Willie Taggart's team after he fled OR to fill the vacant post left by Jimbo Fisher, now at Texas A&M. Haggins will coach the defensive line under the former OR coach, who came to Tallahassee after one season coaching the Ducks.