Possible landlord-tenant dispute leads to fire, damage in Canarsie, Brooklyn

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) – A possible landlord-tenant dispute triggered a fire that injured a resident of a Canary, Brooklyn, home and a neighbor.

A resident of the home on East 98th Street is believed to have set the fire just after 11:10 p.m. Thursday night and fled.

A 32-year-old woman living there and a 69-year-old neighbor who may have rushed to help inhaled smoke and were rushed to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A 27-year-old resident suspected of having started the fire fled the scene but later reported.

No indictment was immediately filed

Detectives are investigating whether a landlord-tenant dispute led to the fire.

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