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Jamaica, NY – Fatal Apartment Fire on 159th St

Jamaica, NY (February 22, 2020) – Around 12:30 a.m. today, a fatal apartment fire took the life of one victim on 159th Street in Jamaica.

The incident took place at 100 159th Street when a fire broke out in a 3-story NYCHA building.

Within a half an hour, police and firefighters had the scene completely cleared. However, a 35-year-old woman did not survive the accident.

No other injuries were reported but the investigation into the cause of the fire continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fires in New York 

Jamaica, NY – Fatal Apartment Fire on 159th StFires are some of the most tragic incidents that occur in New York every year. Each year, residential fires are responsible for the deaths of thousands of victims within the U.S., many of which can easily be prevented. If you or someone you love have lost a loved one in a serious fire, it is imperative that you have options. You should always turn to the experienced help of a wrongful death attorney in New York.

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