1 dead, 1 injured in Manhasset house fire

A 63-year-old man was killed and another person injured after a fire broke out in a Manhasset home Sunday.

Officials say the blaze started around 10:45 p.m. in the basement of the two-story house where the victim was a tenant.

According to fire officials, a disposed cigarette sparked the fire, trapping the man downstairs. A 63-year-old woman was also injured and taken to the hospital.

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