BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police said a Brooklyn fire that killed an elderly woman was an accident.
The woman was pulled from the fire in Bay Ridge just after 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. The fire broke out on 79th Street near Fourth Avenue.
Smoking in bed appears to be the cause, according to fire officials. The 93-year-old victim appears to have fallen asleep while smoking.
She was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The fire broke out on 79th Street near Fourth Avenue.
Woman, 93, in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn dies in fire