More than 100 firefighters and 25 units were called to a blaze at a home on 191st Street near 109th Avenue, about 10:30 p.m.
On a night where temperatures dipped into the single digits, the fire was caused by a space heater, starting on the second floor and spreading throughout the house, according to the FDNY.
One person who was inside at the time of the fire escaped without injuries. No one else was hurt in the blaze, fire officials said. It was under control by 11:40 p.m.
A vacant home on 198th Street near 104th Avenue in Hollis caught fire about 11:30 pm., the FDNY said.
Twenty-five units and around 100 firefighters were also called to the two-alarm blaze.
The fire, which was contained to the home’s basement and first floor, was under control by 1:15 a.m. No one was injured, fire officials said. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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