Brooklyn Apartment Fire Leaves 2 Dead, NYPD Says

AMNY - June 06, 2018

by Nicole Brown

Two people have died Wednesday after an early morning fire in a Brooklyn apartment, police said.

A call came in about a fire in a sixth-floor apartment on East 22nd Street, near Ditmas Avenue, in Ditmas Park at about 2 a.m., the NYPD said.

A 59-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 36-year-old man was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The two victims are reportedly mother and son.