Fire officials said a voodoo ritual caused the deadly fire in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn last weekend.
There was an ugly war of words Tuesday between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the fire unions over the impact budget cuts had on fighting a deadly fire in Brooklyn.
The fire union is blaming staff cuts for a delayed response to a tragic Flatbush fire. But the FDNY said Monday a dispatch problem also helped delay getting water on the blaze for critical minutes.
Uniformed Firefighters Association President Steve Cassidy blames the outcome of Saturday’s deadly blaze on staffing cuts enacted by Mayor Bloomberg and the city.