74-year-old woman died in a Brooklyn apartment fire
A 74-year-old woman died in an apartment fire on Sunday, police said.
The fire started at about 11:15 p.m. Saturday on Tompkins Ave. near Putnam Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn of NYC. The flames quickly spread inside the four-story apartment building.
The blaze was ruled three-alarm police said.
However, the fire was taken under control by 2 a.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
After the fire was extinguished, the firefighters found the 74-year-old victim, whose name was not released, was discovered inside the building.