Eleven injured in Queens house fire

This is the Queens home where a fire broke out on the second floor early Monday morning, critically injuring four people. (Image via Google Maps)
A fire broke out inside the second floor apartment of this Queens home early Monday morning, leaving four in critical condition. (Image via Google Maps)

Eleven people were injured, four of them critically, when a fire tore through a two-family house in Queens early Monday morning.

The fire started just before 2 a.m. inside the kitchen of the second-floor apartment at 169-03 65th Ave., according to the FDNY.

Those who were critically hurt include a 3-year-old, a 14-year-old and two parents, ABC News reports. They were trapped inside their bedrooms and were rescued by firefighters through windows. Most of the injuries are smoke-related.



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