NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two people are dead after flames ripped through a Brooklyn apartment building overnight.
The fire broke out shortly after 2 a.m. on Fifth Avenue near Lincoln Place in the Park Slope neighborhood.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 11/28 Sunday Morning Forecast
First responders found 37-year-old Steven Munoz and 22-year-old Destiny Marmoles unconscious and unresponsive inside the building.READ MORE: Alec Burks, Evan Fournier Spark Knicks Past Hawks
They were both rushed to New York Presbyterian-Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, where both victims were pronounced dead.
Firefighters had the flames under control after about an hour.MORE NEWS: Suns Extend Win Streak To 16 With Victory Over Nets
The fire marshal says it was an electrical fire caused by an extension cord.