Advertisement

NYC firefighter falls several stories, dies

NYC firefighter falls several stories, dies

April 20, 2017 05:31 PM

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City firefighter fell several stories while battling a fire in Queens and later died.

It happened at a five-story apartment building at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

Officials say the firefighter was taken to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

Mayor Bill de Blasio is headed to the hospital.

The fire was brought under control at about 3 p.m.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

WHECTV

(Copyright 2017 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Advertisement
Advertisement

We no longer have Facebook comments on this site. Please visit our Facebook Page to join the conversation.