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VOL. 112, NO. 22 DECEMBER 31, 2020- JANUARY 6, 2021
‘HE WAS A NICE MAN’
Man dies in Maspeth warehouse that had high levels of carbon monoxide
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BY JACOB KAYE
A man is dead aft er high levels of
carbon monoxide were detected
inside a Maspeth warehouse
FDNY personnel received a call
about high levels of the poisonous
gas inside of 54-19 Flushing Ave., on
Wednesday, Dec. 23, around noon, after
a man inside the building was found
unconscious surrounded by heavy
storage, according to the authorities.
The unconscious man was
pronounced dead at the warehouse.
His cause of death will be determined
by the medical examiner.
“He was a nice man,” said Stalla
Stewart, who lives nearby. “He couldn’t
do a lot for himself but he cared for
Firefi ghters evacuated the two-story
building shortly aft er arriving, according
to video on Citizen App.
FDNY offi cials and National Grid
offi cials assessed the scene and began
an investigation into the incident this
Additional reporting by Lloyd