HUNTINGTON FIRE LATEST: 911 Recordings Released


Fire investigators have released the 911 call from the apartment fire that killed nine people. The fire happened last weekend at the Emmons Junior and Senior Apartments in downtown Huntington.

The voices you hear are of people who made it out of the building okay.

Here are the 911 recordings (in mp3 format):

# MP3 Audio Link Description
00 Click Here to Listen Mother of three victims pleads for help (Marcia Lucas). ***
01 Click Here to Listen First call to 911: "Apt. 103...it's billowing out black smoke."
02 Click Here to Listen "Get up here quick... get everybody out of the apartment."
03 Click Here to Listen "Flames are shooting out the front right now."
04 Click Here to Listen "There's a fire at Emmons Junior."
05 Click Here to Listen "I just thought I'd call because I didn't see anybody there."
06 Click Here to Listen 3 Calls: "There's a fire in the building... it's in the front of the building."
07 Click Here to Listen "We've had several calls... we've got 'em on the way."
08 Click Here to Listen "I was on the phone with my son and daughter... they're at Emmons Apartments."
09 Click Here to Listen 2 calls: "They're hollering for help, they're breaking windows."
10 Click Here to Listen 4 calls: "I'm stuck in my apartment...it's on fire."
11 Click Here to Listen "There's people in the back hanging out of the windows."
12 Click Here to Listen 4 calls: "We have several people trapped." ***
13 Click Here to Listen "People are getting burned in here."
14 Click Here to Listen 4 calls: "You all need to get some more people down here."
15 Click Here to Listen "My son lives in the fifth floor."


*** Marcia Lucas, the mother of the three siblings killed in the fire, granted WSAZ permission to broadcast her call to 911.
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