Jan. 25, 2022 By Christian Murray
A 91-year-old man was killed in a house fire in Bellerose Tuesday morning, according to authorities.
Mario Yanni was found unconscious and unresponsive in his 230-17 88th Ave. home by firefighters who were called to his residence at around 6:45 a.m.
When firefighters arrived at Yanni’s home the basement and first floor of his 2 ½ story house were ablaze. The fire took 105 firefighters to extinguish it.
Yanni’s body was discovered on the first floor.
EMS pronounced him dead at the scene. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.