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Man Dies in Queens House Fire: NYPD

WNBC 4 - September 24, 2017

by Lori Bordonaro

A house fire in Queens killed a 68-year-old man early Sunday, police said. Mohinvei Singh was found in the basement of the home on 97th Avenue in Jamaica after the fire was extinguished, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses said Singh and his wife were landlords who also lived at the home. His wife was helping the tenants evacuate but wasn't able to find her husband, witnesses said. The Medical Examiner will determine Singh's cause of death.

The Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the blaze.