BAY TERRACE, S.I. — Five people were injured, including two now fighting for their lives, when flames ripped through a Staten Island home early Tuesday, according to the FDNY.
Fire officials said he call came in around 2:45 a.m. for fire in a four-story townhouse on Timber Ridge Drive in the Bay Terrace neighborhood.
According to the FDNY, two civilians were critically injured and another suffered minor injuries, all being rushed to a nearby hospital.
Two firefighters suffered minor injuries, officials said.
According to fire officials, the blaze was placed under control just after 4 a.m.
The cause of the fire is not known at this time.