VIDEO: Burning incense ignites house fire in New York, officials say

  • Source: WABC-TV ABC 7 New York
  • Published: 11/01/2023 12:00 AM

Fire officials battled a massive house fire in Roosevelt Wednesday morning. Authorities say flames broke out at around 4 a.m. on Catlin Avenue. Video shows fire officials battling the large flames that tore through the house. Officials determined that burning incense ignited a mattress in the basement of the home. No injuries have been reported. Authorities say all four people, including a grandmother, who live in the home were able to get out. One person was treated for smoke inhalation. Two pets were rescued from the fire, but another two are unaccounted for, authorities said. There is no word on the cause of the fire.


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