- Associated Press - Sunday, December 3, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a 12-year-old boy has died following an apartment building fire in Queens.

The fire broke out just after 3 a.m. Sunday inside a sixth-floor apartment on Ocean Promenade in Rockaway Park.

Police identified the victim as Thomas Curly. He was taken to St. John’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say several other people suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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