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5 injured in Staten Island house fire: FDNY

Staten Island house fire in April 2020
Posted at 7:15 AM, Apr 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-14 07:19:28-04

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.