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Jamaica Estates fire leaves one dead, three injured

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An early morning fire in Jamaica Estates left one dead and three injured, said the FDNY.

Police have identified the deceased victim as 62-year-old Henry Schwan, who was found unresponsive in the second floor apartment of  182-30 Wexford Terrace, where the blaze broke out around 5 a.m.

According to published reports, one of the injured victims was Schwan’s elderly mother, who was taken to New York Hospital Queens in stable condition.

The fire is considered non-suspicious and is under investigation, said police.