2 people displaced following bedroom fire on Greenvale Road in Bayside

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BAYSIDE — The North Shore Fire Department tells FOX6 News two people are displaced following a bedroom fire that took place on Greenvale Road in Bayside Friday, November 25th.

The call to officials came in shortly before 12:30 p.m.

Authorities say the fire was contained to a bedroom and residents helped stop it by shutting the door — but there is significant damage to the bedroom.

According to the fire department, the building is a boarding house for an area Jewish community. It may house foreign exchange students or transient people when they come to the area. On a normal day, there are 13 people inside the home.

Officials say there were two people home at the time of the fire — they are now displaced.

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The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

No other details have been released.