Castleton Corners, NY (June 29, 2020) – A fire broke out at the Todt Hill Houses located in Castleton Corners on Sunday evening, June 28th, and left two people injured. The incident was reported inside the apartment building at 204 Schmidts Ln. around 5:30 p.m.
According to a spokesman with the Fire Department of New York, a fire started on the top floor of the six-story building, resulting in firefighters and paramedics at the scene. Two residents were taken to Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton to be treated for unspecified injuries.
At this time, the exact conditions of the victims have not been reported. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Residential Fires in New York
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