A 74-year-old woman was killed after flames consumed her home during a three-alarm Brooklyn fire on Saturday night, law enforcement sources said.

The Fire Department said the blaze ignited at about 11:18 p.m. on Feb. 26 inside the apartment building at 367 Tompkins Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The first-responding firefighters found heavy fire on the second floor that quickly extended to the third and fourth floors, and into the cockloft area just under the roof.

More than 175 firefighters were called into duty, using six hose lines to knock down the flames — even cutting holes into the roof to do so.

A firefighter braves the flames while climbing into a burning apartment building in Brooklyn on Feb. 26, 2022. A 74-year-old woman was killed after flames consumed her home during a three-alarm Brooklyn fire on Saturday night, law enforcement sources said.

The Fire Department said the blaze ignited at about 11:18 […]

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