- Associated Press - Sunday, March 13, 2011

NEW YORK (AP) — Fire officials said on Sunday that a blaze in a Brooklyn apartment building injured 31 people, four of them critically.

The New York Fire Department press office said firefighters got the call at 5:12 a.m. Sunday about a blaze in a four-story building at 510 61st St. in Brooklyn.

Chris Korzekwinski at the press office said four of the injured are in critical condition with life-threatening injuries and four others are in serious condition. The rest had minor injuries.

He says the fire was brought under control at 7:27 a.m.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.


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