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Man, 64, found dead after fire breaks out at Brooklyn home: NYPD

Posted at 3:58 PM, Oct 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-08 18:04:04-04

BROOKLYN — A man was found dead Tuesday after a blaze broke out at a Brooklyn home, NYPD officials said.

Police responded to reports of a fire at a home at East 96th and Willmohr streets, bordering East Flatbush and Brownsville, around 1:55 p.m., according to police.

A 64-year-old man was found unconscious and unresponsive in the building’s basement, and pronounced dead on scene, police said.

Additional information about the fire was not immediately available.