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1 dead after fire rips through Queens Village home: FDNY

Posted: 9:40 AM, Mar 13, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-13 09:40:14-04
Fatal Queens fire March 2020

QUEENS VILLAGE, Queens — One person is dead after a fire ripped through a Queens home Friday morning, fire officials said.

Authorities were called to a house along 221st Street near 109th Avenue around 8 a.m.

The blaze tore through the home with a slight extension to neighboring homes, according to FDNY officials.

One person was confirmed dead, fire officials said.

Their identity has not been released.

A firefighter also sustained a minor injury, fire officials said.

Video from Citizen App shows thick, heavy smoke and flames throughout the house. The residence appears to have severe frontal damage.