Man dies after becoming trapped in burning home in Rosedale, Queens

ROSEDALE, Queens (WABC) -- A man died in a fatal fire that tore through a home in Rosedale, Queens.

The 56-year-old resident was trapped in his home on 148th Avenue that went up in flames at around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A neighbor said he could hear the man trying to fight the fire, and that the man's dog survived.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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