Brooklyn Apartment Fire Kills Elderly Woman

Feyga Geyman, 81, died from burns in the Brighton Beach blaze

Saturday, Feb 8, 2014  |  Updated 9:41 AM EDT
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Apartment Fire Kills Elderly Woman

The Brighton Beach fire killed an 81-year-old woman.

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A fire in a Brooklyn apartment killed an 81-year-old woman and injured three others early Saturday, officials said.

The blaze, inside an apartment in a building on Brighton 7th Street in Brighton Beach, killed Feyga Geyman, police said. Geyman lived in a second-floor apartment and died from burn trauma, according to authorities, who said it was unclear how the fire started.

The fire, which FDNY responded to at around 2:40 a.m., was contained to the second floor of the building. 

Officials said Geyman's 85-year-old husband was among three other people people being treated for injuries.

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