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1 dead in overnight fire in Queens

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Investigators are searching for the cause of a deadly fire in Queens.

About 60 firefighters responded to calls of a residential fire at about 1 a.m. Saturday, on 120th Street in South Richmond Hill.

A detached garage in back of a vacant residence was engulfed in flames.

After the fire was extinguished, an unidentified body was found inside with severe burns.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

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