4 Injured, 2 Critical in Woodside Blaze

Western Queens Gazette - July 31, 2020

by Liz Goff

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Four people were injured, two critically in a blaze at a Woodside home on July 24th, fire officials said.

Firefighters received a first alarm of the fire at the home on 35th Avenue in Woodside at approximately 12:45 a.m., officials said.

Two of the victims were taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor burn injuries, a fire spokesperson said.

Two other victims were taken to the burn unit at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell Medical Center where they were listed in critical condition.

Fire marshals are combing through the home to determine the cause of the blaze.