, the city's relocation officer , said the displaced children most likely won't be attending school today , the first day of classes , because they lack clothes and school items , such as book bags.
Not all of them have transportation either , Gonzalez
said many of the families have been models of stoicism throughout the ordeal.
One thing about Mexican people : They don't like to complain.Their philosophy is , 'If this is what God wants us to go through . . .' she
Flames were shooting out the second-story windows of the three-story building as firefighters arrived , and residents were rushing out.
Firefighters from Wallington and Carlstadt were called to the scene ; other towns covered local fire stations.
The fire apparently started in the bedroom of a second-floor apartment , then spread to the next apartment.
said schools Superintendent Robert Holster would provide transportation for the children.
Anyone who wishes to donate clothing to the families or provide shelter should call Gonzalez
at ( 973 ) 365-5749.
Staff Writer Justo Bautista's e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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