BY SAM RAPPAPORT
A fire at a Glen Oaks residence left one man dead on Friday evening, the FDNY said.
A total of 12 units with 60 firefighters tended to the fire, which consumed the second floor of a two-story home at 82-44 262nd St.
According to a city Fire Department spokeswoman, firefighters—along with police officers from the 105th Precinct—arrived on the scene at 7:36 p.m. on Friday. The blaze was brought under control by 8:11 p.m.
First responders found an unconscious man on the second floor of the house and pronounced him dead at the scene. The identity of the man has not yet been released.
Three firefighters suffered minor injuries in the incident and were taken to the hospital for further evaluation.
The cause of the fire remains unclear. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.
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