93-year-old woman dies after Brooklyn home catches fire

Officials say a 93-year-old woman died after suffering a heart attack as her two-story home caught fire early Tuesday morning. It happened at 434 79th St. around 1:30 a.m.

Officials say a 93-year-old woman died after suffering a heart attack as her two-story home caught fire early Tuesday morning. It happened at 434 79th St. around 1:30 a.m. (12/22/15)

BAY RIDGE - Officials say a 93-year-old woman died after suffering a heart attack as her three-story home caught fire early Tuesday morning.

It happened at 434 79th St. around 1:30 a.m.

According to officials, the woman went into cardiac arrest just as firefighters arrived at the scene. She was  removed from the third floor and transported to Lutheran Medical Center where officials say she later died. 

No other injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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