BROOKLYN (WABC) — One person died and five were injured in a fire that broke out in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn on Sunday.

Officials say the incident happened around 10:30 a.m. The fire started on the fifth floor of a building on Snyder Avenue at East 34th Street.

A civilian who was seriously injured in the fire later died in hospital.

Two more civilians were wounded, one seriously, officials said.

Three firefighters were also injured in the fire. One of them was in serious but stable condition.

Fire officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.

This is a developing story. Check for more information.


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