By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One person was killed in an apartment fire in Brooklyn on Friday.

Investigators say the fire broke out around 12:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of an apartment building on Dorchester Road in the Flatbush section.

According to investigators, a 63-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Firefighters were able to bring it under control in about half an hour. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

CBSNewYork Team