NYPD: 1 dead in Brooklyn residential fire

September 30, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a fire in Brooklyn has claimed the life of a 24-year-old man and critically injured a woman.

The fire broke out at residence Hale Avenue in the Cypress Hills neighborhood at about 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police say both victims were taken to Brookdale Hospital where the man was pronounced dead.

The unidentified woman was then transferred to New York Cornell Hospital in critical condition.

No word on what caused the fire.

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