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Bayside, Queens, NY – House Fire Claims Life of 59-Year-Old Man

Bayside, Queens, NY (December 7, 2018) – On Thursday night, December 6, a fire was reported to have broken out at a home on East Hampton Boulevard. The Bayside home fire was reported to have started at an unspecified time, however, the blaze was under control by approximately 10:45 p.m.

According to authorities, the fire occurred at a home located within the 56-07 range of East Hampton Boulevard and resulted in firefighters and emergency medical personnel arriving at the scene. 59-year-old Ismael Sylla was stated to have been found inside the fire-damaged home, unconscious and unresponsive. Sylla was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.

There has been no word as to the events that led to the fire, and no further information has been provided regarding the victim or anyone else involved in the incident.

Police are actively investigating the cause of the fire.

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Bayside Queens NY – House Fire Claims Life of 59-Year-Old Man

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the man who lost his life during this incident. We also extend our deepest appreciation to the numerous New York firefighters who battled this fire.

Fires in New York regularly prove to be fatal or catastrophically injurious as they are one of the most terrifying conditions that anyone may confront. Following such a disturbing situation, it is entirely imperative to know that you may have the right to be compensated for your losses, particularly if the incident was due to another party or other entity’s carelessness or criminal behavior.

At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys are staunch about assisting those who have been affected by the actions of another person or entity. If you have lost a loved one in a New York fire or explosion, call us today at 212-779-0057 and let us put our knowledge and experience to work for you.

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