- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 14, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a 1-year-old boy has died and two adults have been seriously injured in a Brooklyn high-rise fire.

The fire broke out at around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in a 13th floor kitchen at the Howard Houses in Brownsville.

Police say the toddler, Ivan Baez, was pronounced dead at a hospital. Six other people in the apartment were treated for smoke inhalation and minor injuries.

The cause of the fire was not immediately determined.


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