Brooklyn house fire leaves 4 dead

ANI | Updated: Dec 18, 2017 20:40 IST

Brooklyn [USA], December 18 (ANI): At least four people were killed, including three children, after a fast-moving fire ripped through a house in Brooklyn on Monday.

The deceased include a 40-year-old woman, an 11-year-old boy, a 7-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl, and all of them were members of the same family, local media reports said.

Five members of the same family, who managed to escape the flames, were treated at the scene before three of them were sent to Staten Island University Hospital and two were taken to Maimonides Hospital.

Five firefighters were also injured while battling the flames.

It took firefighters an hour to douse off the fire.

The authorities are investigating the cause of the fire as it is still not known. (ANI)