BEDFORD-STUYVESANT (WABC) -- A woman is in critical condition after jumping from a window to escape a fire in her Brooklyn high-rise building Monday.
The blaze broke out just after noon in the hallway of 128 Lewis Avenue in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section.
The woman landed on scaffolding after jumping three stories.
Police say she was taken to a hospital with a broken leg.
3 firefighters were also being checked out at the scene for minor injuries.
The FDNY says the fire was placed under control at 1:05 p.m.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation
Woman critically hurt jumping from Brooklyn building during fire
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