By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 27-year-old man is dead after a fire at a Brooklyn apartment building.

The flames broke out just before 4 a.m. on Ralph Avenue near Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

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Firefighters said they found the victim with burns on his body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

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The fire started in the kitchen and did not spread to any other apartments.

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The cause is under investigation.

CBSNewYork Team