7:56PM EST: The FDNY has called for a 2nd alarm response in regards to a high-rise fire in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The address is 1700 Bedford Avenue, near Montgomrey Street. The fire is reported to be on the 14th floor. There is one FF in cardiac arrest on the 13th floor – EMS Paramedics are working on him now. NYPD is preparing a police escort to the hospital.
UPDATE 8:08PM EST: The fire has been brought under control, and all occupant have been accounted for. The FF remains in cardiac arrest…..
UPDATE 11:20PM EST: FDNY Lieutenant Martinson from Engine 249 has been pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital.
(YW-88 / YW-108)