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Brooklyn Church Holds Vigil For Five Fire Casualties

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A vigil was held Friday night for the victims of last weekend's deadly fire in Brooklyn.

Friends and family gathered at a church in Bensonhurst to mourn the five residents who died.

One of the victims was Luisa Ordoñez de Chan, who was survived by her son, infant daughter and husband, Miguel Chan.

"I'm trying to be strong. Because this moment for me is hard. But thank God all members of the church are around me," said Miguel Chan, right.

Meanwhile, the man who allegedly set the fire was charged with second-degree murder and arson charges.

Prosecutors say Daniel Ignacio told police he was drunk and threw a lit roll of toilet paper on a baby carriage near the door before heading to bed. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP