The fire began on the first floor of the home on Tioga Drive in the St. Albans neighborhood at about 7 p.m., authorities said. The brothers were discovered unconscious on the second floor, police said.
The derailment happened on the express tracks around 10:40 a.m. in a tunnel about 1,200 feet south from the 65th Street station in Woodside.
Two maintenance workers were stuck in wind gusts outside the 45th floor of the 600-foot-tall Hearst building when the scaffold they were working on collapsed at about 2:40 p.m.
Two scaffold maintenance workers trapped for more than an hour on a collapsed scaffold high above the streets of Midtown Manhattan have been rescued.
Twenty-one adults and six children are homeless, some from four-story brownstone and others from neighboring buildings that were also evacuated as crews prepare to tear the building down.