Queens, NY (February 15, 2021) – A man and his son were reported to have been killed in a house fire that took place in the East Flushing neighborhood of Queens. The fatal incident occurred early on Monday morning, February 15th, at around 1:15 a.m.
According to the Fire Department of New York, emergency crews were summoned to the scene on 157th Street to battle a fire located between 45th and 46th Avenues. A total of at least 12 units and 60 firefighters arrived at the scene where they found one adult male and one child unconscious and unresponsive.
One man, identified as Stephen Blumling, 65, and one 6-year-old boy, were both pronounced deceased at the scene. The child’s twin brother, as well as two firefighters, were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment of injuries. The conditions of the injured victims have not been reported.
At this time, the events that led to this incident remain under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
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Residential Fires in New York
A national average of around 2.5 deaths and 9.8 injuries per 1,000 residential fires was reported in 2018. Throughout New York state, authorities found that deaths triggered by residential fires rose by no less than 50% between the years of 2016 and 2017. Recently confirmed data also shows that during the same year, a total of 73 civilian fatalities were the consequences of serious residential fires in New York. Following such an overwhelming event, victims and their loved ones are often left with the high cost of essential services such as hospitalization and continued medical care for sometimes years after.
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