Hemsley’s heart was pounding as he raced down the fire escape. Even though he barely had time to get a jacket, he barely noticed the biting winter winds as he watched the 5-alarm fire quickly engulf the entire building. Not a single apartment was spared, including Hemsley and Lola’s.
Ashes to Ashes
After firefighters managed to finally kill the fire, the Johnson’s apartment had been devastated. Aside from the now-charred family Bible, everything in the apartment had been reduced to ashes. “Everything is gone, but we are alive, praise God,” said Lola. But things were even worse than they seemed…