|Page (1) of 1 - 01/15/12||email article||print page|
Late-night Brooklyn fires kill 1, send 10 others to hospitals with smoke inhalation
NEW YORK (AP) ' A 7-year-old Brooklyn boy died in one of two late-night fires that sent 10 other people to hospitals suffering from smoke inhalation.
Police say the child, Joel Smith, died in the blaze reported at 1:22 a.m. Sunday at an apartment building in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood. Three other people there suffered from smoke inhalation.
The second fire was reported in Brooklyn's Sheepshead Bay at 11:20 p.m. Saturday; seven people required treatment for smoke inhalation as flames shot out of a window.
Authorities are investigating the causes of both blazes.
Information from: New York Post, http://www.nypost.com