Smoking blamed in fatal high-rise fire in Far Rockaway



Eyewitness News
Monday, June 18, 2018 12:58PM
FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (WABC) — Officials say smoking is to blame for a fatal fire at a high-rise apartment building in Queens.

The fire started just before 2:30 a.m. Monday on the 15th floor of the building on Seagirt Boulevard in Far Rockaway.

A 71-year-old woman who lived on the 15th floor was killed. Her identity has not yet been released.

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