Firefighter Dies After Falling From Roof While Battling Blaze In Queens

NEW YORK — A firefighter fell from the roof of a multi-family home in Queens while battling two-alarm blaze Thursday.

The FDNY says the fire broke out on the second floor of a multi-family home on Putnam Avenue in Ridgewood on Thursday afternoon.
Authorities say one firefighter was killed after attempting to get into a fire truck bucket from the roof and falling to the sidewalk below, CBS2 reported.

The firefighter, who has not been identified, was taken to Wyckoff Heights Hospital And pronounced DOA.


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