A family of four escaped uninjured from a suburban house fire that left one of their two cats dead.
A 73-year-old blind man is in stable condition after suffering severe burns when he ran into a burning New York City home in response to screams from a neighbor.
Shackelford was taken to Nassau University Medical Center, where a hospital official said he was listed Monday in stable condition with burns over 50 percent of his body. He has been blind for a dozen years.
Two other people suffered minor injuries in the blaze.