Brooklyn woman rescued from window of her burning building

Firefighters rescued a woman dangling outside a window after a second-alarm fire broke out in her apartment building Wednesday. Officials say the fire started in a compactor in the basement of a Bedford

News 12 Staff

Mar 1, 2006, 2:23 PM

Updated 6,664 days ago

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Brooklyn woman rescued from window of her burning building
Firefighters rescued a woman dangling outside a window after a second-alarm fire broke out in her apartment building Wednesday.
Officials say the fire started in a compactor in the basement of a Bedford Avenue high-rise and spread to the top floors. The woman was hanging out of her 25th floor window and firefighters used life-saving ropes to rescue her.
Three other residents and one firefighter were taken to Kings County Hospital for minor injuries.


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