May 9 2023 BROOKLYN , New York – A woman and a 17-year-old have died and three other children injured after a fire burned through Brooklyn home.
Police is investigating a possibility of arson homicide of the fire inside a house on Fountain Avenue near Liberty Avenue in Cypress Hills neighborhood in Brooklyn, according to police.
Fire engulfed around 2:15 a.m, firefighters found a 36-year-old woman inside the home and pronounced dead on the scene, officials said.
A teenage girl was rushed to nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Two girls,10-year old and 14-year-old as well as a 9-year-old boy were taken to a hospital and remain in serious condition.
A male was also taken to a hospital where he is in a stable condition.
Police say they found an accelerant on the scene and are investigating this fire as homicide.
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