- Associated Press - Saturday, February 8, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - An 82-year-old woman is dead after fire tore through her Brighton Beach apartment.

The fire was reported at 2:40 a.m. Saturday inside an apartment on Brighton 7th Street.

After firefighters put out the fire they found 82-year-old Feyga Geyman unconscious and unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

An 85-year-old man was treated for burns to his hands.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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