EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — One person was killed and seven others were hurt when a fire broke out in a Brooklyn building early Tuesday morning, according to the FDNY.
Fire officials said the call came in just before 5 a.m. for flames in a two-story residential building at 255 East 95th Street in the East Flatbush neighborhood, near the border of Brownsville.
The fire in the mixed-use building rose to a second alarm with over 100 firefighters responding, according to authorities.
One civilian died and six others were injured, including one critically. A firefighter also sustained minor injuries.
All of the victims were hospitalized and are expected to recover.
The fire was placed under control around 5:45 a.m., according to the FDNY.
Officials said at least 20 people have been displaced by the blaze.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known.