NEW YORK (AP) - An early Tuesday morning fire in Brooklyn
claimed the life of one woman and left two firefighters with minor
injuries, authorities said.
The fire broke out on the first floor of a home on Bay 28th
Street in the Bath Beach section of Brooklyn at about 3:24 a.m.,
said fire department spokesman Jack Thompson.
As many as 60 firefighters responded to the all-hands blaze, and
attempted to rescue a woman who was trapped in the house.
"The victim was trapped in the rear of the building, she didn't
have any chance at all," Chief Steven Bernius told WNBC-TV.
Two firefighters also sustained minor injuries and were taken to
Victory Memorial Hospital, Thompson said.
Officials have not yet determined the cause of the fire.
(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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