One dead in Queens apartment fire

December 9, 2010 3:18:41 AM PST
One man died in a fire that broke out in his apartment in the Flushing section of Queens.

The victim was found on the sixth floor of the Emily Towers apartment building just before 2:30 a.m. Thursday.

He was rushed to Flushing Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The fire appeared confined to his apartment.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.