Signora Giuseppina, wife of, did not make it Mario Sgambato, victims of the collapse of a building in via Napoli in San Felice a Cancello. She died last night after being moved to the hospital Cardarelli of Naples. Upon her arrival, the woman had been intubated for the very serious burns carried over the whole body. Double mourning for the town of the Suessola Valley, which wakes up with this tragic news.
The mayor of San Felice a Cancello Giovanni Ferrara today, even more than yesterday, does not rest. «What happened does not seem true to me – she says – we hoped that at least Giuseppina could stay alive, but she is united in heaven with her Mario. They were indivisible, two examples of life to be praised and remembered as parents, grandparents and members of society. Yesterday was one of the worst days for the whole country ». Ferrara confirms that “citizen mourning will be proclaimed on the day of the funeral”, which should take place after the autopsy to which the bodies of 74-year-old Mario Sgambato and Giuseppina Sammaciccio will be subjected, probably on Monday. The mayor also thanks «Firefighters, Carabinieri, State Police, Civil Protection, Municipal Police: their work was essential».
Great condolences among the firefighters at the news of Giuseppina’s death. «My men – says the communication officer of the Caserta Fire Brigade Salvatore Longobardo, present yesterday during the rescue operations – talked for many hours with Giuseppina, to make her stronger; it had already been a miracle to pull her alive from the rubble and we hoped she could survive. We are really moved and sorry for this tragedy ». The commander of the Caserta firefighters Carlo Federico has decided that a representation of the firefighters, made up of the men who yesterday worked at Cancello Scalo, even digging with their bare hands, will attend the couple’s funeral as a sign of closeness and respect. Also because this morning Mario and Giuseppina’s daughter sent a message to the fire brigade in which she informed the death of her mother and thanked the firefighters: “Thanks to your precious intervention, yesterday the children were able to greet her in the hospital and have a moment to stay with her still shiny. So thank you very much from our whole family ».