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Police: Bed-Stuy 2-alarm fire kills 15-year-old

A 2-alarm fire in Bed-Stuy left a teenager dead, according to the FDNY.

News 12 Staff

May 19, 2021, 12:14 PM

Updated 1,125 days ago

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A two-alarm fire in Bed-Stuy left a teenager dead, according to the FDNY.
The incident started around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at 13 Pulaski St. over 100 firefighters responded to reports of a fire at a four-story building.
The fire was placed under control around 7 a.m.
The 15-year-old victim was found unconscious and unresponsive.
He was pronounced dead on scene.
A medical examiner was on scene working to determine the exact cause of death.
Officials say no other injuries are being reported, but at least 12 people were displaced.
Police say the victim’s identity has not been released, pending family notification.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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