Mother, Adult Son Killed in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn Apartment Fire

WABC - June 06, 2018

by Candace McCowan, Eyewitness News

DITMAS PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A woman and her adult son were killed in an early morning apartment fire in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn Wednesday.

The fire broke out on the sixth floor of the East 22nd Street apartment building just before 2:15 a.m.

The fire appears to have been a rubbish fire in a sixth floor hallway.

A 59-year-old woman was taken out of the apartment and pronounced dead. A 36-year-old man was rushed to Kings CountyHospital where he later died.

Their identities have not yet been released.