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Five firefighters were injured battling a 3-alarm fire on Staten Island

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NEW YORK — Five firefighters were hurt battling a 3-alarm fire on Staten Island.

Officials say the blaze began about 9 p.m. Monday in a house on Sinclair Avenue.

It took more than 100 firefighters to bring the fire under control about an hour later.

WABC-TV (http://7ny.tv/1SUUhZl ) reports one of the firefighters fell through a floor and was seriously injured.

The other four firefighters suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.


Information from: WABC-TV, http://www.7online.com

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