By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Investigators say a fire that killed a Queens man and his 6-year-old son was triggered by an electrical fire in a nearby shed.

The flames broke out around 1 a.m. Monday and spread to a home on 157th Street in Flushing.

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The fire marshal said the blaze was accidental, but the smoke alarms were not working.

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Stephen Blumling, 65, was killed, along with his 6-year-old son Shawn.

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The boy’s twin brother is still in the hospital with severe burns.

CBSNewYork Team