FDNY: Menorah ignited Borough Park fire

Fire officials say a menorah filled with oil ignited a fire that critically injured a 3-year-old girl in Borough Park Wednesday night.

Officials say the fire broke out at 1866 47th St. at around 9:30 p.m. on the sixth day of Hanukkah after a lit Menorah toppled over.

The victim, Tzivia Friedman, has been admitted to a hospital burn center with life-threatening injuries. Friedman's two other siblings were also hurt, along with their elderly babysitter.

According to fire officials, the Friedmans did not have a smoke detector.

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