Deadly five-alarm Brooklyn fire caused by candles that were knocked over during voodoo sex ritual Fire marshals determined that the Feb. The fire was sparked after the couple knocked over the candles that were arranged on the floor around the bed, igniting the bed linens and clothes on the floor. The occupants fled the apartment, leaving the door open,” the FDNY said. Fire engulfed the fourth, fifth and sixth floors, causing part of the roof and fourth floor to collapse. Retired guidance counselor Mary Feagin, 62, who lived on the sixth floor, died in the fire