- Associated Press - Thursday, August 10, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City fire officials are investigating a blaze that killed one person and seriously injured another.

WNBC-TV reports (https://bit.ly/2vQUozw ) the fire broke out around 12:30 a.m. Thursday at a four-story building in Brooklyn. Crews pulled two people from the Crown Heights brownstone as they worked to contain the flames.

Authorities say an 81-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene and her neighbor, a 49-year-old woman, suffered burns to her hand and was taken to a hospital. The television station reports she is expected to recover.

According to firefighters, the fire was extinguished about 2 a.m.

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Information from: WNBC-TV, https://www.nbcnewyork.com


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