COLLEGE POINT, Queens (PIX11) — An 8-year-old girl died after a fire broke out in a residential building in Queens on Saturday, police said.
The FDNY responded to the fire on the third floor of a three-story building on 130th Street near 23rd Avenue at around 7:40 a.m. The girl suffered from smoke inhalation and was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, according to authorities.
Two men, ages 35 and 18, were also taken to a hospital, officials said. Both suffered from smoke inhalation and burns, per authorities. The FDNY described their conditions as serious but non-life-threatening.
The fire was deemed under control at around 8:15 a.m., according to the FDNY. Fire marshals launched an investigation to determine the cause and origin of the fire.
A GoFundMe page has been set up for the girl’s family.