NEW YORK — Police say a fire at a home in Queens killed a 59-year-old man and injured another man.

It happened on 66th Avenue in Forest Hills just before 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say Ramon Rahim was found outside the home unconscious and with severe burns. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A 30-year-old man was hospitalized in stable condition with burns to his face and arms.

Authorities did not say what caused the fire.

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