News Pink Houses fire kills 10-year-old boy A 10-year-old boy was killed when he was caught in a fire inside of a third floor apartment of the Pink Houses on Loring Avenue in East New York. Photo Credit: Google By ALISON FOX email@example.com @AlisonFox Updated September 25, 2015 11:24 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A 10-year-old boy was killed when he was caught in a fire in a Brooklyn apartment building late Thursday evening, police said. The boy, who was not immediately identified, was found inside the third floor apartment of the Pink Houses on Loring Avenue in East New York. The blaze, which broke out at about 9:40 p.m., was under control about a half-hour later. It was not immediately clear what caused the flames or where in the apartment the fire was. Three other people suffered minor injuries, but refused medical attention, an FDNY spokesman said. By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.