1 dead, 7 injured when fire tears through Brooklyn apartment building: FDNY

One person is dead and seven were injured after a fire broke out in a Brooklyn apartment building early Monday, the FDNY said. According to fire officials, just before 4 a.m. a call came in for flames in a building on Nostrand Avenue, near Clarendon Road in East Flastbush. Over 100 firefighters worked to put out the two-alarm blaze, with the fire was declared under control by 5:15 a.m., fire officials confirmed. The FDNY said one victim was pronounced dead at the hospital after jumping from the building to escape the flames.

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