NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 12-year-old boy was found dead early Sunday in a fire in Rockaway Park, Queens.
As CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez reported, black soot marked the windows of the apartment where 12-year-old Thomas Curly lost his life. First responders were called at 3:10 a.m. for the fire in the building at 122-20 Ocean Promenade.
Once the fire was out, responders found the boy — known to his family as T.J. — unconscious and unresponsive at the scene, police said.
T.J. was rushed to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
Bob Canavan is the boy’s neighbor.
“Around 4 o’clock in the morning, a man was knocking on my window. He was on the fire escape saying there was a fire. ‘You got to get…
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