Officials: Hempstead building in deadly fire was ordered to fix faulty alarms
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Hempstead Fire Donations
If you would like to make a financial donation to help pay for funeral costs for Guadalupe Ramirez and her 8-year-old son Fernando who died in the apartment fire in Hempstead, please send it to:
Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association
236 Main St.
Hempstead, NY 11550
Fire officials say the management company that owns a Hempstead apartment complex that caught fire this month had been ordered to replace its fire alarm system, but had failed to do so. The fire that ripped through parts of the apartment complex on St. Paul's Road killed tenant Guadalupe Ramirez, 37, and her 8-year-old son, Fernando. After the fire, residents told News 12 Long Island that their...