Brooklyn Man Suffers Serious Burns in Williamsburg Apartment

NY Daily News - December 27, 2013

by Thomas Tracy

An emotionally disturbed Brooklyn man was rushed to the hospital with serious burns Thursday after he set a mattress on fire, officials said.

FDNY officials said the unidentified victim was pulled out of the Heyward St. apartment near Union Ave. in Williamsburg at about 12:30 p.m. and was rushed to New York Hospital with serious but nonlife threatening burns.

Firefighters put out the small blaze without incident.