A 67-year-old Flatlands woman died in a two-alarm fire on East 49th Street in early in the morning on July 2, according to the fire department.
Police responded to a call about the blaze at the two-story residence between avenues M and N just after 1 am. Emergency medical personnel transported Esther Gee to the Beth Israel Hospital for smoke inhalation, but doctors pronounced her dead upon arrival.
The Fire Marshall will determine the cause of the fire, and the investigation remains ongoing, according to the fire department.
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