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.READ MORE: Sources: Suspect In Shooting Of NYPD Officers Had Multiple Weapons, Including AR-15 With 20 Rounds Hidden Under Mattress
Firefighters said they found the victim with burns on his body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.READ MORE: Mayor Eric Adams' Plan To Address Gun Violence Includes Return Of Plainclothes Police Unit
The fire started in the kitchen and did not spread to any other apartments.MORE NEWS: New York State Supreme Court Strikes Down Gov. Kathy Hochul's Mask Mandate
The cause is under investigation.