Elderly woman dies in Brooklyn fire

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BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn – A 93-year-old woman died after a blaze ripped through her home in Brooklyn early Tuesday, authorities say.

Cops say officers responded to a call of a fire at 434 79th Street about 1:34 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim in cardiac arrest and was removed from the second floor of her home by FDNY personnel.

She was taken to Lutheran Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

The fire was extinguished by FDNY personnel with no further injuries.

The fire marshall will determine the exact cause of the fire.