Firefighters said unattended candles, overloaded outlets and power strips "and numerous holiday traditions we all hold dear" often cause fires. "It was early morning, everyone in the house was asleep", Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said.
In all, nine people were in the house: the couple, their six children and a cousin.
The fire broke out just before 2:30 a.m. on East 14th Street in Sheepshead Bay. Azam and two of his other children suffered critical injuries. "There were big flames shooting out the front of the house", he said. "Such a handsome family". "We will continue working with FDNY to promote fire safety, especially during the winter months when there's an increased risk of fires".
"We believe that he acted very courageously and tried desperately", Nigro said, according to the New York Post.
Firefighters arrived within 2 1/2 minutes of the first 911 call, but Nigro said the flames were already "consuming" all three floors of the building. "The units, knowing there were people in the home, pushed in very aggressively". As a parent, it's impossible for me to imagine what this family is going through right now. The objective of the mayor's remarks was to place responsibility for safety entirely on the residents by urging them to be careful about "decorations, electric lights, candles, space heaters and other items".
Investigators believe he died from inhaling toxic fumes after discovering coal briquettes burnt in a frying pan in his apartment. They released six chart-topping albums in Korea and five in Japan, in addition to embarking on numerous world tours.
The ambassador added that the situation will "lead us to the next North Korea", if the world does not do anything to stop Iran . Gesturing to the missiles, she said, "These are the things they're doing while we're all looking the other way".
Schiphol is one of Europe's top five busiest airports and handled more than 60 million passengers previous year . The video footage shows police officers running through Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport as the gunshots are fired.
The pioneers' relationship is muddled by continuous examinations concerning the Trump crusade's connections to Moscow. The phone call on Sunday between Trump and Putin was at least the second such call in the past week.
Canadian Business magazine recently listed Barry Sherman as the 15th richest person in Canada, with a net worth of $4.77 billion. Canadian President Justin Trudeau tweeted: "Sophie and I are saddened by news of the sudden passing of Barry and Honey Sherman".
Fox News reported that the attacker made the device at his job at an electrical company and there were no known co-conspirators. On Monday morning, authorities responded to what appears to be a detonation near Port Authority bus terminal in Times Square.
The Bengals lost S George Iloka (shoulder), LT Cedric Ogbuehi (shoulder) and LB Vincent Rey (jaw) during the game to injuries. Minnesota wrapped up the division for just the second time this decade, having also claiming it in 2015.
"Multiple" deaths reported after Amtrak train derails in US
The Amtrak Cascades service that launched Monday is part of an $800-million expansion of Amtrak intercity passenger rail service. President Donald Trump on Monday used a multi-casualty train crash to plug his promise to invest in the nation's infrastructure.
United States blames North Korea for major cyber attack
Other governments and private companies including the United Kingdom and Microsoft agree with the US's conclusion, he said. In just a few days, WannaCry managed to infect upwards of 300,000 machines in almost 150 countries.
First Royal Rumble Entrant Revealed
The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. The event will also be headlined by the 30-man Royal Rumble where the victor gets a title shot at WrestleMania 34.
Ryanair pilots suspend planned strike action
In Spain , there are no strikes planned for pilots, but ground staff unions have not ruled out action on December 30. However, the airline had said that management would not be able to meet with IMPACT representatives until Wednesday.
Ski lift malfunction in Pennsylvania injures 5
Emergency crew have launched an operation to rescue people stuck on the lift on Tussey Mountain, in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, US. It took ski patrol and emergency officials about two hours to evacuate those who were stranded on the lift.
Lions offensive guard TJ Lang to start vs. Bears
Bears running back Tarik Cohen almost scored on a huge kick return, however, it was later called back due to a holding penalty. The Lions have been turning heads in the celebration department all season long, and they brought their A game on Saturday.
Zidane: Reputation Will Not Win CWC For Madrid
A monumental upset looked on when Al Jazira had the ball in the net for a second time two minutes into the second half. In 51st minutes of the game, coach of Al Jazira replaced the current stopper Ali Khasif by Khaled Al Senani.
Did Salman Khan just confirm the third installment of Tiger?
Salman's Tiger Zinda Hai co-star Katrina Kaif was also at the book launch as were his father Salim Khan and stepmother Helen. Salman also shared yet another amusing story concerning Kak. "Every time Bina Kak visits jungle, my life turns into a mess".