A 67-year-old woman is dead and an 8-year-old girl is in stable condition following a fire that erupted in a house in Brooklyn early Monday morning.
Police said that the blaze broke out at around 2 a.m. at 292 East 92nd St., in Brownsville, and when firefighters arrived, they discovered 67-year-old Janice Ross, who lived at 280 East 92nd St., and 8-year-old both suffering from smoke inhalation.
The pair were both transported to NYC Health & Hospitals/Kings County, where Ross was pronounced dead, and the girl in stable condition.
The FDNY Fire Marshal will determine the cause of the fire. The investigation remains ongoing.
The identify of the deceased is pending family notification.