Woman, 63, dies in blaze that tears through Queens Village house
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.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.