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An elderly woman is dead after a fire at her Ridgewood home Monday morning, police said.

The blaze broke out around 10:30 a.m. at a residence on Himrod Street near Onderdonk Avenue, according to authorities.

After the fire was put out, responding officers found 92-year-old Maria Tchinkel inside, unresponsive and unconscious, police said.

Tchinkel was taken to Wyckoff Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of the death and the cause of the fire is still under investigation, the NYPD said.

 

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