Flushing, NY (May 18, 2020) – At around 1:15 p.m., on May 17, authorities responded to the scene of a fire incident on 96th Street.
Reports show that a fire broke out on the second floor of a private dwelling on the road. Firefighters battled the blaze and were able to take control within an hour.
A 57-year-old man inside the home suffered serious injuries. A second victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the fire.
Both victims were transported to Elmhurst Hospital for treatment. The male victim succumbed to his injuries after arriving.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this fire. Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the man who lost his life in this incident.
Fatal Fire Incidents in New York
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