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One dead in North Shore Towers fire

Fire trucks and a police vehicle are stationed outside the North Shore Towers building where the fire took place. Photo by Christina Santucci
TimesLedger Newspapers

Fire Department officials found a North Shore Towers resident dead Monday after being called to tackle a fire on the upper floors, the FDNY said.

Authorities received word of a fire on the 30th floor of the Coleridge Tower building at 269-10 Grand Central Parkway. in Little Neck around 12:16 p.m., where they discovered the unidentified body, fire officials said. The blaze was already extinguished by the time they had a arrived, meaning it possibly burned itself out quickly, the FDNY said.

The cause of the fire was unknown and fire marshals were still investigating Monday afternoon, officials said.

Reach reporter Phil Corso by e-mail at or by phone at 718-260-4573.

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