82-Year-Old Woman Killed in Chelsea Fire, Officials Say
CHELSEA — An 82-year-old woman died when a fire broke out in her Seventh Avenue apartment in Chelsea Tuesday morning, officials said.
The city's medical examiner's office will determine her cause of death, police said.
Two responding firefighters received minor injuries when their firetruck collided with another vehicle near Seventh Avenue and West 31st Street, an FDNY spokesman said.
They were treated at Bellevue Hospital Center, the spokesman said.
About 70 firefighters responded to the fire and brought it under control about 5:10 a.m., the FDNY spokesman said.
Flames didn't spread beyond Hillman's apartment, according to the NYPD.
Fire marshals continue to investigate the cause of the blaze.