8-year-old boy killed in Bedford Avenue fire

An 8-year-old boy was killed during an early morning fire in Brooklyn. EMS says the blaze started at around 3 a.m. at 2773 Bedford Ave.

Officials say there were no working smoke detectors

Officials say there were no working smoke detectors in the two-story home.

BROOKLYN

An 8-year-old boy was killed Sunday during an early morning fire in Brooklyn.
 
EMS officials say the blaze started at around 3 a.m. at 2773 Bedford Ave. The boy was found unconscious inside the two-story home after the flames were put out and was later pronounced dead on the way to the hospital.
 
The FDNY says the fire was caused by a space heater placed too close to combustibles. Emergency responders say there were no working smoke detectors in the home.

 

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