Woman dies in early-morning fire at NYC home: officials
Tragedy struck East Flatbush early Monday morning as a woman lost her life in a house fire. The fire broke out in the two-story private home on East 52nd Street near Avenue D just after 3 a.m. According to the FDNY, a report of fire and smoke on the second floor led to the response of 12 units, including 60 firefighters and emergency medical services workers. It was not until the flames were subdued that the woman was discovered in an unconscious and unresponsive state inside the second-floor bedroom. Despite their efforts, the responding EMS personnel pronounced her dead at the scene. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation, and the woman’s identity has yet to be released.
What time did the fire break out?
The fire broke out just after 3 a.m. on Monday morning.
How many units responded to the scene?
12 FDNY units, including 60 firefighters and EMS workers, responded to the scene.
Was anyone else injured in the fire?
No other injuries were reported.
What caused the fire?
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Has the woman’s identity been released?
No, her identity has not been released at this time.
Officials report that a woman has passed away in a fire that occurred early in the morning at her home in NYC.
Tragedy struck in Brooklyn on Monday morning as a woman lost her life in a house fire. Emergency services were called to a two-story home on East 52nd Street near Avenue D in East Flatbush just after 3 a.m. The woman, who remains unidentified, was found unconscious in a second-floor bedroom after firefighters successfully extinguished the blaze. Unfortunately, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS workers. The cause of the fire is still unknown and under investigation. A total of 12 FDNY units comprised of 60 firefighters and EMS workers responded to the emergency. The community is mourning this devastating loss as they await further updates on the incident.