WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) — A second alarm fire at a Williamsburg, Brooklyn, apartment building injured at least 17 residents.

The fire broke out at the Penn Street apartment around 6:45 a.m. Monday.

A total of 17 residents were taken to the hospital with various injuries.

The most seriously injured was a 71-year-old woman who was taken to a Brooklyn hospital in critical condition.

Williamsburg Hatzola transported most of the injured to the hospital.

The remaining injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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