Man killed in Whitestone house fire
A 74-year-old man was killed in a house fire in Queens early Friday morning.
The fire broke out just after 3 a.m. in the home on 18th Avenue in Whitestone.
Firefighters say there was a lot of clutter within the home.
The 74-year-old was rushed to New York Presbyterian Queens Hospital, where he died from smoke inhalation.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, although not considered suspicious.