BROOKLYN - Friends and family mourned the loss of a father and two daughters who died in a fire in Bushwick.

The fire at 2308 Pacific St. killed Ja'miyah Larmond, 3, Dijahna Larmond, 14, and their father, 62-year-old Jeffrey Larmond. Officials say a child accidentally lit a matress on fire while playing with a lighter. Another person then dragged the matress out into the hallway, trapping people on the fourth and fifth floors.

Larmond is survived by his wife and six other children.

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