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Officials Investigating Fatal Brooklyn Fire

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Fire officials are investigating a fire that killed a Brooklyn woman early Saturday morning.

Officials said the flames broke out in a third floor apartment on Furman Avenue in Ocean Hill around 4 a.m. Saturday.

Investigators said Lorena Escalera, 25, was found unconscious when firefighters arrived.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the New York Times, Escalera was a prominent transgender performer. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP