Three Killed in Queens (NY) Apartment Fire

Update: Authorities are investigating at least two of the deaths of three people found after an apartment fire in Queens, reports NBC New York (

The bodies of Brian Lee, 16, Sung Hye Lee, 54, and Jong Hoon Lee, 50, were found in an apartment at a six-story building on Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing after firefighters extinguished the flames around 5 a.m., police said.

Original Story: Three firefighters suffered minor injuries in an apartment fire in which three people were found dead in Queens, New York.

The New York Post ( reports that the fire erupted around 4:50 a.m. on the sixth floor of a seven-story apartment building in Flushing.

Three adult victims were found dead. The fire was contained to one apartment.

The flames were under control at 5:24 a.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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