NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A mid-morning apartment fire left one man dead and another injured in Queens. About 60 firefighters responded to the scene on 66th Avenue in Forest Hills around 10:20 a.m. Tuesday. When they arrived they found a man unconscious and unresponsive in the courtyard, 1010 WINS’ Darius Radzius reported. 1 patient found in courtyard, 1 patient had jumped out rear window – #FDNY Dep Chief Kubler regarding QNS fatal fire, 111-29 66 Ave pic.twitter.com/dYFY8QpztO — FDNY (@FDNY) October 10, 2017 The victim, 59-year-old Ramon Rahim, suffered severe burns and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Another man jumped from a second floor window and was rushed to a nearby hospital. Mid-AM apt. fire in Forest Hills killed man & critically injured another. @FDNY says apt had no working smoke detectors. #1010WINS pic.twitter.com/1m1RdclQUp — Darius Radzius (@DariusRadzius) October 10, 2017 “He has serious injuries, he’s burnt and he may have ingested some smoke,” Deputy Chief Steven Kubler said. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Forest Hills Apartment Fire