1 Critically Injured, 2 Firefighters Hurt in Staten Island House Fire: FDNY

WPIX - February 07, 2019


ELM PARK, Staten Island — A woman was killed after a fire broke out at a Staten Island home early Thursday.

The blaze started at about 5:49 a.m. at a two-and-a-half story home along Hatfield Place near Treadwell Avenue in Elm Park.

About 12 units and 65 firefighters responded to the scene.

Citizen video shows thick, heavy smoke coming from the house.

A woman in her 20s was found inside the home and was pronounced dead soon after, authorities said.

Two firefighters sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene, according to fire officials.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.