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Woman in critical condition after jumping from window to escape fire in Brooklyn

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NEW YORK — New York City authorities say a woman is in critical condition after jumping from a window to escape a fire in her building.

A fire department spokesman says the blaze broke out at 12:13 p.m. Monday in the hallway of 128 Lewis Ave. in Brooklyn.

He says the woman landed on scaffolding after jumping three stories.

Police say she was taken to a hospital with a broken leg.

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