The rescued a couple from a residential house fire on Sunset Avenue Wednesday.
The blaze originated from a second story kitchen around 9:17 a.m. and was put out “quickly," said Chief Anthony Tripp. Firefighters used a ladder to reach the upper floors from the exterior of the house.
Neighbors say the woman inside the house sustained severe burns to her hands and arms. She was transported by to a nearby hospital.
The couple were most likely making breakfast when the fire started, according to neighbors. However, the true cause of the fire is still unknown.
The was also among the responders. Two shelter volunteers were seen bringing out small crates from the house. The couple owned multiple cats, said neighbors.
It was a group effort on Sunset Avenue, as several other departments aided firefighters at the scene, including the and Fire Police, Glenwood Landing Fire Company, Department of Public Works and National Grid.