2 Children Killed in Apartment Fire in Brooklyn [VIDEO]

0

Authorities say two children have died in a New York City apartment fire.

Firefighters pulled the girls, 7-year-old Payton Gomez and 9-year-old Haley Harris, from the building in Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood around 11 p.m. Saturday.

Police say they were pronounced dead at a hospital.

A 53-year-old man rescued from the three-story residential building is hospitalized in stable condition.

Video showed flames pouring from the side of the building.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

Additional video by @cbsnewyork in regards to fatal bushwick Fire #LoudlabsNYC #cbs2ny ny #fire #bushwick

A post shared by LOUDLABS NEWS NYC (@loudlabsnyc) on

(AP)