RESIDENTIAL FIRE – At 12:04 a.m. on Dec. 19, police responded to a 911 call of a residential fire at 38-20 Bowne
St., Flushing. FDNY also responded and extinguished the two-alarm fire that was contained to just one apartment at the location, the Flushing House Retirement Home.
Responding officers discovered a 73-year-old female inside the apartment, who was transported by EMS to Flushing Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
The fire marshal will determine the cause of the fire and the investigation is ongoing.