Fatal fire in Brooklyn

A deadly early morning fire in Passaic.

June 25, 2010 11:05:56 AM PDT
One person was killed in a fire in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn.

According to police, a man in his 60s died in a fire he apparently set in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn

The fire broke out on the third floor apartment on 70th Street just after 9:30 a.m. this morning.

Firefighters were responding to another alarm on the block when they saw the smoke and rushed into the apartment.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A female neighbor was taken to Maimonides Hospital for smoke inhalation.