Woman, 63, Dies in Blaze that Tears Through Queens Village House

NY Daily News - September 04, 2019

A woman was killed in a fire that tore through her Queens home late Tuesday, authorities said.

Firefighters responded to the blaze, which broke out in the first floor of a house on 219th St. near Hillside Ave. in Queens Village about 11:10 p.m., and brought the flames under control shortly before midnight.

The 63-year-old victim died in the fire, an NYPD spokeswoman said. One firefighter suffered minor injuries, an FDNY spokesman said.