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8-year-old boy dies in fire; 6 others with minor injuries

March 3, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say an early morning blaze at a two-story home left an 8-year-old boy dead and six others with minor injuries.

The fire started at the second floor of the home on 160th Street in Queens around 2:30 a.m.

It was under control about an hour later.

The boy was identified as Tighani Jones. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause is under investigation.