Bedridden man dies in Brooklyn fire

Flames swept through housing complex in Gravesand section
February 11, 2008 5:51:24 AM PST
An elderly man was killed when fire swept through his apartment in Brooklyn this weekend. Flames could be seen shooting out of the window in a housing complex on Quentin Road in Gravesend yesterday.

Eyewitness News is told the victim was bedridden and could not escape.

Firefighters were able to get the fire under control before it could spread too far.