Bayside Man Dies In Basement Fire

 56-07 East Hampton Boulevard. Photo via Google Maps.

56-07 East Hampton Boulevard. Photo via Google Maps.

By Christina Carrega

Firefighters responding to a fire in Bayside Thursday, found the body of a 59-year-old man inside the basement of a private home.

Ismael Sylla was found unresponsive and unconscious by fire officials inside his home on East Hampton Boulevard.

As of press time Friday, the cause of the fire had yet to be determined by the city’s fire marshall. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death for Sylla.