On a typical Friday afternoon in November, Hemsley Johnson was relaxing at home in his 6th floor Harlem apartment. He had the apartment all to himself, his wife Lola being at work at the time and none of their children were visiting as they often did.
The mood rapidly changed when Hemsley noticed that the air was a little bit smokey. Moments later, when the fire alarm began going off, the 66-year-old man knew that he was in a dire situation. He was forced to run out of the apartment as a fire ripped through the building…