9-Year-Old Girl Dies In NYC House Fire: A Brooklyn house fire early on Friday claimed the life of a 9-year-old girl, a tragedy that has the neighborhood in disbelief.9-Year-Old Girl Dies In NYC House Fire!
The injured toddler was discovered on the top floor of the three-story Brownsville building when firefighters arrived in response to a call about the fire at 5:30 a.m.
After being transported to a hospital, she was declared dead 90 minutes later, according to the police.
Dr. Burchell Marcus, a neighbor, reported that her family was inconsolable.
“As a matter of fact, even the neighbors are distraught,” Marcus said, “because we are a tight-knit community, tight-knit family around here. Everyone looks out for each other.”
In the second story, another person is discovered and is expected to survive.
There were blazing flames at one point in a video uploaded to the Citizen app. When it reached three alarms, more than 130 firefighters finally arrived. According to officials, one person was slightly hurt.
The fire’s origin is being looked into. Teams worked all morning to put out hotspots, but it was expected to be under control in two hours. Keep yourself updated with all the latest news from our website Newswatchlist.com and get all the recent updates.