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Family Trapped In East 118th Street Fire Thankful To Be Alive

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PHOTO CREDIT: DNAinfo Natalie Musumeci
PHOTO CREDIT: DNAinfo Natalie Musumeci

EAST HARLEM — The 2-month-old infant injured when a raging fire ripped through an East 118th Street building was back with his family Monday — and his grateful mom knew how lucky she was that her baby boy survived.

Faye Melendez said the baby, Corey, who blacked out during the massive fire Sunday, in an apartment building near First and Pleasant avenues, is now safe and healthy, along with the rest of her family.

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