CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A 34-year-old man was killed and five people were injured in a fire in a high-rise apartment in Brooklyn Friday morning.
Police say the fire broke out on the 19th floor of the Coney Island apartment fire at 2750 West 33rd St. just before 3 a.m.
The fire was under control just after 5 a.m.
Police say a 31-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The man has been identified as Vitaliy Narodetskiy, 31, of 2750 West 33 Street.
Authorities say another person suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.
He was taken to Community Hospital.
The rest of the injuries were minor.
Multiple apartments were damaged by smoke.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.