Four people killed in a fire Friday morning in Lynn, Massachusetts, were remembered at a vigil Saturday evening.
Mourners filled the pews of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in to remember the lives lost. For many, their grief was overwhelming.
Cell phone video shows just how furious those flame were. Two people were able to be rescued, but fire crews were not able to save Sonia Cruz, who was pregnant.
"She was the first one who noticed the fire and she screamed out loud, trying to get everyone awake," said Edwin Molina, a friend of the victims. "I can’t explain how she wasn’t able to get out."
Sonia’s sister, Maritza, also died, as did Maritza's daughter, Yasmin.
"She was a single parent. She was the kind of person who wanted her kids to be in a church, active in church," said Molina. "She did her best."
Rodolfo Mercedes was also killed. Friends say he went back in to save his family members, but never escaped.
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"We loved him dearly," said Sarita Ago. "He was a great person, kind, compassionate. He was a great basketball player, very humble."
The fire left 18 people homeless. The American Red Cross of Massachusetts is helping them.