Man dead after flames destroy apartment in Brooklyn

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Monday, September 19, 2022 5:20PM
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The 69-year-old victim sustained smoke inhalation and burns when fire broke out in his home.

WINGATE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 69-year-old man died when a fire tore through his apartment in Brooklyn early Monday.

The victim sustained smoke inhalation and burns when the flames broke out in his home on Midwood Street in the Wingate section just after 4:30 a.m.

He was taken to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The fire is under investigation.

It is not considered suspicious.

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