1 in critical condition for smoke inhalation after fire in Brooklyn apartment building: Officials

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Saturday, December 3, 2022
1 apartment resident in critical condition after Brooklyn fire
One person was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation. The fire started early Saturday morning.

BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- One person is in critical condition after a fire broke out inside a Brooklyn apartment building.

Officials say that the fire started shortly after 2 a.m. on Saturday at 7420 Ridge Blvd. in Bay Ridge.

The fire may have started on the third floor of the six-story building, fire officials said.

A resident was taken to Staten Island University Hospital for smoke inhalation.

Officials say they are not sure what started the fire. It was under control around 3 a.m.

Flames broke out around the same time as an apartment fire in upper Manhattan that forced dozens from their homes.

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