By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two people were killed when a fire broke out early Wednesday morning in Queens.

The FDNY said the fire was raging when firefighters arrived on 162nd Street near 71st Avenue in Flushing.

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Officials said they were hampered by clutter inside the building, but were able to get the flames under control by 5:30 a.m.

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In addition to the two people killed, another person suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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There’s no word on a cause of the names of the victims.

CBSNewYork Team