- Associated Press - Monday, March 3, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - A 93-year-old woman has been killed in a fire in Queens.

Firefighters rushed to the home on Himrod Street in Ridgewood at about 10:30 a.m. Monday where they were able to put out the fire. The victim, identified as Maria Tchinkel, was found unconscious at the scene.

Police say she was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities did not say what caused the fire. There were no other injuries.


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