Blaze rips through Upper West Side apartment killing man, woman

Fire investigators are trying to determine what set off a blaze in an apartment on the Upper West Side killing a man and a woman.

Police say they received a 911 call about a fire on the fourth floor at 216 West 62nd Street at about 11:35 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Sixty firefighters responded to the scene four minutes later and put out the flames, according to fire officials.

Firefighters then discovered the bodies of a 44-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. A third person suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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The fire inside the six-story building is not believed to be suspicious.

The identities of the deceased have not been released pending family notification.