4 injured in apartment fire in Brooklyn

4 injured in apartment fire in Brooklyn

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NEW YORK (AP) - Four people, including a woman in a wheelchair, are hospitalized following a fire at their Brooklyn apartment building.

Authorities say the blaze erupted around 1 p.m. Wednesday on the fourth floor of the 8-story building on Stanley Avenue.

Three women were critically injured, including one using a wheelchair.

A teenager boy with asthmas was in serious condition.

Authorities say four puppies perished in the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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