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1 dead, 4 injured in Woodside, Queens house fire: FDNY

Posted: 4:48 PM, Feb 04, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-05 05:42:37-05
Queens fire injures at least 3 people: FDNY

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.