Atlantic City, NJ (WTXF) - Firefighters worked in below freezing temperatures and high winds after a fire broke out at a high-rise for seniors in Atlantic City.
"I was scared to death because I didn't know where my wife was." Intense moments for Antonio Lopez who came to find firefighters working a 3-alarm fire at his complex called the Jeffries Inlet Towers in Atlantic City.
First responders evacuated dozens of residents, including the elderly and disabled–moving them to another apartment building as well as a school.
Firefighters battled bone-chilling temperatures and strong frigid winds while trying to get water onto the blaze as displaced residents figure out their next steps.
"I don't know what I'm going to do. I just pray to God that everything is going to turn out good," Lopez said.