Fatal 2-Alarm Brooklyn Fire Leaves 1 Dead

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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A two-alarm fire at an apartment in Brooklyn early Wednesday morning killed one man, officials said.

Just after 2 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of a fire at 155 5th Avenue in Park Slope.

A video on Citizen App showed billowing smoke coming out of the building. 

Upon extinguishing the blaze, FDNY found a 22-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive inside inside a fourth floor apartment. 

Both victims were rushed by EMS to New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital where the man was pronounced deceased.

The FDNY Fire Marshal will determine the cause of the flames.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death and an investigation is ongoing.