1 Dead, Several Injured After Early-Morning Fire In Brooklyn

  • Source: WLNY-TV 55 Riverhead
  • Published: 12/02/2019 04:36 AM

One person is dead and several others are injured following an early-morning fire in Brooklyn. The flames broke out shortly before 4 a.m. at an apartment building on Nostrand Avenue near Clarendon Road in Flatbush. It took firefighters just over an hour to get the blaze under control. Police said one man was rushed to a local hospital, where he died. Investigators believe he may have jumped from a third floor window. Six other civilians and one police officer also suffered minor smoke inhalation. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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