- Associated Press - Sunday, January 7, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a 60-year-old woman has died in a fire at her home in Queens.

Police say firefighters found Rita Sklar unconscious on the second floor of her home on 217th Street late Sunday morning.

She was taken to North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the fire.

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