1 Person Killed, Several Others Hurt in Brooklyn Apartment Fire: FDNY

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What to Know

  • An early morning fire at a three-story apartment in Brooklyn left one man dead and several others injured, according to the FDNY
  • Fire officials say the blaze at 1776 Nostrand Ave. broke out sometime before 4 a.m.
  • At least 7 other people were injured in the fire, one critically, officials said

An early morning fire at a three-story apartment in Brooklyn left one man dead and several others injured, according to the FDNY.

Fire officials say the blaze at 1776 Nostrand Ave. broke out sometime before 4 a.m., triggering a 2-alarm response to the Flatbush apartment. Firefighters worked to put out the flames but one person, who has not been identified, was killed in the incident.

Fire officials say the fire started on the top floor of the building. At least 7 other people were injured in the fire, one critically, officials said. The extent of their injuries is unknown. 

The cause of the fire wasn't immediately clear and an investigation is ongoing.

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