NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The FDNY responded to multiple fires in the cold overnight.
Firefighters battled a huge blaze around 11 p.m. to a restaurant on 74th Street in Jackson Heights.READ MORE: Democratic Mayoral Candidate Eric Adams Unveils Plan To Protect New Yorkers From Flooding, Climate Change Threats
Officials said it started in the basement before spreading through the restaurant and neighboring stores.
Five firefighters suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene.READ MORE: Hempstead's Effort To Revitalize Downtown, Transit Hub Starts With Community Policing Unit On Mountain Bikes
Then shortly after midnight, firefighters responded to a fire on East 5th Street in the East Village.
After extinguishing the flames, they found an 80-year-old woman unconscious and unresponsive suffering burns. She was later pronounced dead at Bellevue Hospital.
The most recent fire broke out shortly after 5 a.m. on East 93rd Street in East Flatbush.MORE NEWS: 'This Is Simply An Attempt To Mooch Off Of New Jersey': Garden State Drivers Weigh In On Congestion Pricing Costs
Four people were taken to the hospital after flames spread through the first floor of a residential building.