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1 seriously hurt, 2 wounded in Queens house explosion

Posted at 1:12 PM, Feb 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-05 13:12:52-05

GLENDALE, Queens – Authorities say three adults are hurt, one seriously, after a heater explosion inside a Queen home.

A heater explosion caused a fire in this Glendale home on February 5, 2017. (Photo: @nycoem)

A heater explosion caused a fire in this Glendale home on February 5, 2017. (Photo: @nycoem)

FDNY received a call of a fire at 4:49 a.m. at a two-story home on 72-49 66th St. in Glendale. It was brought under control less than an hour later.

One person was seriously hurt and two more had minor injuries, according to FDNY. They were taken to local hospitals.

Authorities say the fire started when a heater exploded.