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Mother and 1-Yr-Old Child Killed in Brooklyn House Fire

A 22-year-old woman and her 1-year-old daughter were killed in the house fire, which occurred on the border of Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights
Photo: Anna Bradley-Smith for BK Reader.

A young woman and her daughter were killed in a house fire that broke out in a property on the Bed-Stuy/Crown Heights border on Tuesday morning, New York Daily News reports.

The 22-year-old woman and her 1-year-old daughter were pulled from a burning apartment on Agate Court, near Atlantic Ave., and taken to nearby Interfaith Medical Center, but could not be saved, police said. Their names have not yet been released.

A third person was also treated for minor injuries at the scene.

The row of houses where the fire broke out. Photo: Google Maps.

FDNY officials said the fast moving fire broke out in the top floor of the two-story home around 9:49am. 12 fire fighter vehicles and 60 firefighters attended the fire and brought it under control just after 11:00am.

FDNY officials say the cause of the fire is under investigation.


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