New York City Firefighter Falls Several Stories, Dies

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New York City Fire Department firefighter William Tolley. (New York City Fire Department via AP)

A New York City firefighter fell several stories while battling a fire in Queens and later died.

It happened at a five-story apartment building at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Officials say the firefighter was taken to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

The fire was brought under control at about 3 p.m.