Early Monday morning (February 15 2021), police responded to a 911 call of a residential fire inside of 45-54 157 Street just after 1am.
Firefighters worked to extinguish the flames blazing through the two-story residence.
A 65-year-old man and a 6-year-old son were found inside the location, unconscious and unresponsive, both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.
Video by Daniel Valls (FNTV freedomnews.tv)
Additionally, another 6-year-old boy, twin brother, was found and rescued from the home and transported to NYC Health & Hospitals/Jacobi, where he is listed in stable condition with burns to his body.
The cause of the fire is to be determined by NYC Fire Marshal. The investigation remains ongoing.
Victim family’s neighbors set up a gofundme me to help the family through this tragedy: