UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- An elderly woman died in a fire in an Upper West Side apartment building.
The 87-year-old woman died in a fifth floor apartment at 595 Columbus Ave., in a fire that broke out just before 1:30 a.m.
Four firefighters were treated for minor injuries battling the blaze.
The woman appeared to be smoking in her apartment, sparking the fire, fire officials said.
Upper West Side fire in New York City kills elderly woman