NYPD: 12-year-old girl dead following fire in Wakefield

Authorities say it happened on Boyd Avenue around 4:20 p.m.

News 12 Staff

Nov 5, 2023, 3:32 AM

Updated 252 days ago

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Police say a 12-year-old girl died and a 7-year-old was hurt after a fire in Wakefield on Saturday afternoon.
They say it happened on Boyd Avenue around 4:20 p.m.
The 7-year-old was transported to the hospital for evaluation and was in stable condition as of Saturday night.
The 12-year-old girl who died suffered burns to her body.
The cause of the fire was still under investigation as of Saturday night.


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