Bronx man saves family, tenants from fire

A Bronx man is being hailed as a hero after rescuing several family members and other tenants of his 181st Street building."I'd do it all

EAST TREMONT - A Bronx man is being hailed as a hero after rescuing several family members and other tenants of his 181st Street building.

"I'd do it all over again, I love them to death," Martin Gonzalez says.

Gonzalez is credited with alerting family members and other residents of 824 E. 181st St. that they were in danger after he saw flames shoot out of the building's first floor.

The fire is under investigation.

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