NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Authorities late Friday were investigating a fire that left a 10-year-old boy dead in an East New York, Brooklyn public housing development.
The boy was one of four people found in a third-floor apartment in the building on Loring Avenue Thursday night, in the Pink Houses development, officials said.READ MORE: Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Fire Island Beach
Firefighters found the child unconscious in a back bedroom, officials said.READ MORE: Attorney General's Office Opens Investigation Into Fatal Shooting Involving NYPD Officer Yvonne Wu
The other three in the home were able to escape the flames, officials said.MORE NEWS: Ray Of Hope For Irate Retirees After New York City Changes Health Benefits For 250,000 Workers
The cause of the fire was under investigation late Friday.