NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A hospital said a woman has died in a New Year’s Eve fire that swept through a high-rise apartment on Coney Island.

Fire officials said flames engulfed the 22nd floor of the 23-story building just after 7 a.m. Friday.

READ MORE: Blackwood Blanks Reeling Flyers As Devils End 4-Game Skid

A Coney Island Hospital spokeswoman said the victim was dead when brought to the emergency room. Her name and age were not immediately released.

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries.

READ MORE: Duarte, Turner Lead Pacers Over Knicks

The blaze was under control within about a half hour.

The cause is under investigation.

MORE NEWS: Avs Beat New York; Trouba Delivers Another Hard Check

(TM and Copyright 2010 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2010 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)