Following an residence constructing fireplace that claimed the lives of 17 folks within the Bronx on Jan. 9, Fats Joe is doing his half to assist out the victims and their households. On Tuesday, the Bronx native introduced that he has created a reduction fund to boost cash that may profit the victims and their households. “My coronary heart is saddened by the tragedy in my beloved Bronx,” he tweeted. “Please be a part of me in supporting this group by donating to the Bronx Reduction Fund at http://fatjoe.me/donatebronx 🙏🏽 @NYCMayorsFund” Along with teaming up with the New York Metropolis Mayor’s Fund, the 51-year-old rapper confirmed that JAY-Z and DJ Khaled made monetary contributions to the fund as effectively.
On Sunday, a fireplace erupted on the third flooring of a high-rise residence constructing within the Bronx, killing 17 folks, together with eight youngsters. As of Jan. 12, a malfunctioning house heater is being blamed for the lethal fireplace. The New York Metropolis Workplace of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) confirmed that each one 17 victims died from smoke inhalation. “OCME is working with the affected households to substantiate the IDs of victims by a cautious forensic course of and expedite the discharge of their family members for closing preparations,” an OCME spokesperson stated. “That is deliberate however regular work, with some IDs confirmed and decedents launched to funeral properties already. I count on that names shall be shared by PD formally as soon as the work is nearer to completion.”