1 dead in Bay Ridge apartment fire

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BAY RIDGE -

One woman is dead after a massive fire broke out at an apartment building in Bay Ridge Saturday night.

Fire crews responded to the six-story building on 94th Street around 11:30 p.m.

Officials say the fire started in the kitchen of a third-floor apartment.

After the fire was brought under control, firefighters found a woman unconscious inside that apartment.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Neighbors describe the victim as a kind woman in her 70s with some health problems.

Police are not releasing the victim's name until her family is notified.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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