Leadership

Second Blaze a Tragedy

Issue 12 and Volume 110.

Second Blaze a Tragedy On the afternoon of November 14, a month-old baby was burned to death in Mamaroneck’s second serious fire, despite all efforts of the volunteers to save it. There was reported confusion over the reporting of the fire to the fire department which resulted in an undetermined delay, but police believe the child had succumbed before firemen arrived. The victim was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Iannarelli of 402 Heathcote Avenue. He was found in his burned crib by volunteers who fought their way to the second floor and to the rear room where the little tot was located. In this operation they were forced to use breathing apparatus and protective hose streams and water fog. Mrs. Iannarelli reportedly was dressing her other two children, aged three and 15 months, in the living room of the twoand-a-half-story double frame dwelling. She said she smelled smoke…

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