Updated 05/13/2012 09:47 AM
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.