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Boy, 1, dies in fire at Brooklyn high-rise apartment building

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BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — A 1-year-old boy died Wednesday from injuries he suffered when flames broke out at a high-rise apartment building in Brooklyn, police said.

Ivan Paez lived on the 13th floor of 260 Mother Gaston Blvd., police said. It was on that floor that a fire sparked, though the cause of the blaze is still under investigation. Officials initially said the boy's last name was spelled Baez.

Damage from a Bronx apartment fire that broke out on Dec. 14, 2016, is pictured. (Nicole Johnson/ PIX11)

Damage from a Bronx apartment fire that broke out on Dec. 14, 2016, is pictured. (Nicole Johnson/ PIX11)

The call came in about 8:30 a.m.The fire was under control about an hour later, officials said.

When first responders arrived, they found the child unconscious and unresponsive. Paez was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, NYPD said.

Six other residents were taken taken to a hospital for smoke inhalation and their injuries are deemed non-life threatening, police said.

The victims were identified as an 8-year-old boy, a 17-year-old girl, a 20-year-old woman, a 22-year-old man, a 32-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman.