Firefighters Pull Infant, 8-Year-Old Girl From Burning Brooklyn Home

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    Firefighters helped rescue an 8-year-old girl and a baby boy from a fire at a Brooklyn apartment complex. Ida Siegal reports. (Published Sunday, March 16, 2014)

    An infant boy and an 8-year-old girl were saved from a burning Brooklyn building by firefighters, including one responding to his first fire.  

    The children were sleeping in separate bedrooms when the fire broke out in a third-floor apartment at the Third Avenue building in Boerum Hill shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday.   

    Firefighter Jordan Sullivan of Ladder 105, who graduated from the fire academy in December, found the 5-month-old unconscious in a baby carriage, according to the Daily News. 

    The 36-year-old Sullivan handed the infant to another firefighter who rushed him to an ambulance. The 8-year-old girl also was taken to a hospital. Both children were listed in stable condition.  

    Three other people, including another infant, also were injured in the blaze. The infant was in serious condition at the hospital. An adult and another child had minor injuries.

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