Disabled man killed in Brooklyn fire

Authorities believe he was smoking in bed
March 25, 2008 4:07:32 AM PDT
A stubborn fire turned deadly in Brooklyn Monday night. The blaze broke out on Ridge Boulevard in the Bay Ridge section.

Investigators believe a disabled man living on the top floor of the building was smoking in bed. He was not able to make it out when his apartment caught fire.

He was rescued by firefighters, but died later at Lutheran Hospital.

Three firefighters suffered minor injuries.


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