WOODSIDE, Queens — One person is dead and four others were injured in a blaze at a Queens home Tuesday, fire officials said.
The fire broke out around 3:25 p.m. on the second floor of a house at 39-30 56th St. in Woodside, before spreading to a second building, according to the FDNY.
One person was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in serious condition and later pronounced dead, fire officials said. Four other victims suffered minor injuries, they said.
Sources told PIX11 that authorities believe the fire likely from a burning cigarette.