Mother and three kids killed in Brooklyn house fire

At least four people are dead and five are injured after a fire ripped through a Brooklyn home early Monday morning

A mother and three of her kids were killed and 10 harmed in a Brooklyn house fire overnight Monday, authorities said.

Relatives told investigators that the Azan family had an oil-fed menorah inside the first-floor room at 1946 E. 14th St.in Sheepshead Bay.

Yosi Azan lost his wife Aliza and three children Henrietta Leah, 3, Yitzchak Hillel, 7, and Moshe, 11, in the fire.

Firefighters said unattended candles, overloaded outlets and power strips "and numerous holiday traditions we all hold dear" often cause fires.

More than 100 firefighters from 25 units responded to the fire, the spokeswoman said.

This is a developing story.

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Nigro said the children's father saved two of his older children from the fire and was seriously burned trying to get back inside the burning house. The fire swept through the building, causing much damage.

"As a parent, it's impossible for me to imagine what this family is going through right now", said de Blasio, a Democrat. During the holiday season, we all need to be cautious with decorations, electric lights, candles, space heaters and other items.

Firefighters reportedly arrived at the home in less than two and a half minutes from when the call came in.

The two younger boys were taken to Maimonides Medical Center with minor injuries, AM New York reported. "Four people died here, a mom and three children". He said the father was a native of Israel and had at least six children.

"We believe that he acted very courageously and tried desperately", Nigro said, according to the New York Post. Two teenagers, 16-year-old Shilat Aliza and Daniel Aliza, 15, are also at the same hospital in critical condition.

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