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65-Year-Old Woman Dead After Apartment Fire in Flushing: NYPD

Firefighters responding to a fire at 43-32 Kissena Blvd. on Dec. 11. (Citizen app)

Dec. 12, 2018 By Meghan Sackman

A fire broke out in a Flushing building Tuesday night which resulted in the death of a 65-year-old woman, according to authorities.

More than 60 firefighters responded to the call at 8:49 p.m. on Dec. 12 for a first floor fire at 43-32 Kissena Blvd., according to the FDNY.

Firefighters at last extinguished the flames in the 16-story building around 9:32 p.m., where they found the 65-year-old victim inside her first floor apartment.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, and no arrests have been made.

The woman’s identity has yet to be released pending family notification.

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