NEW YORK (NY1/CNN) - A veteran firefighter was killed in the line of duty while battling a high-rise fire in Brooklyn.
It happened late Saturday night on the 19th floor of a 21-story residential building.
More than 100 firefighters were at the scene when the firefighter was critically hurt.
Authorities have not said what happened, only that the firefighter was rushed to a hospital, where he died a short time later.
Two other firefighters were injured and hospitalized.
The fire's cause is under investigation.
FDNY says the fallen firefighter was a 14-year veteran of the department.
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