Man dies after jumping from building to escape fire in Brooklyn: police

Kimberly Dole
December 02, 2019 - 7:09 am
Fire in Brooklyn

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police responded to a two-alarm fire early Monday in Brooklyn that killed one person and injured seven others.

At approximately 4:40 a.m., at 1776 Nostrand Avenue, police discovered one man unresponsive.

Police say it appears that the victim jumped from the building attempting to escape the flames.

One Killed, Six Injured in Two-Alarm Fire in Flatbush @CitizenApp

324 E 31st St 4:05:15 AM EST

EMS transported the victim to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Seven other people were injured, and taken to area hospitals for evaluation. 

One of the victims suffered serious injuried but is expected to survice.

The cause of the fire has not been determined and remains under investigation.

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