2 children dead after fire breaks out at Brooklyn apartment

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — Two children were killed when a fire broke out at a Brooklyn apartment Saturday night.

Two children are dead after a fire broke out at an apartment in Brooklyn. Firefighters are seen attending to the blaze. (Citizen)

The blaze started at about 11 p.m. on the second floor of 165 Schaefer St., a three-story residential building in Bushwick.

Payton Gomez, 7, and Hayley Harris, 9,  were taken to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.

A 53-year-old man was also taken to the hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

The Fire Marshall will determine the cause of the fire.