Five people have been killed in house fires this week, according to the FDNY. All of those victims could have gotten out alive.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the law last week, saying it goes beyond the current requirement for colleges to publish fire safety information in annual reports to the federal government.
Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano said it’s amazing that Christopher Cooke had the presence to do what he did at such a young age.
Christmas trees and other holiday decorations may be pretty to look at, but they also pose a major fire hazard, officials say.