Not only were his neighbors grateful, but his stepdad was brought to tears by the kind gesture. After hearing about what happened, 8-year-old Eryk Warner wanted to help out his neighbors. The fire severely damaged a residential building, home to several families, before it was demolished a few days later. He cleaned out the toys he no longer played with and brought them over to Liberty Street. As for Eryk, he said Monday, “Felt good…because I was helping.” BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — After hearing about the Liberty Street fire in his neighborhood, an 8-year-old decided to lend a hand.