NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Five firefighters were injured after a three-alarm fire broke out at a home in Staten Island Monday night, officials said.
Officials say the fire started in the basement of a house at 1053 Sinclair Avenue in the Huguenot section of Staten Island at around 9 p.m.READ MORE: Socialist Community Activist India Walton Defeats Incumbent 4-Term Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown In Democratic Primary
FDNY officials told CBS2’s Tracee Carrasco the fire was so intense, it burned through 12 beams in the basement of the house.READ MORE: Police: New Jersey Man Philip Lively Charged With Groping Women At Dave And Buster's
The FDNY transmitted two mayday calls after a probationary firefighter fell through the floor into the fire while fighting the blaze.
According to the FDNY, a total of five firefighters were hurt during the blaze. The probationary officer was treated for second and third-degree burns.MORE NEWS: 'Diaphragm Law' Banning NYPD Officers From Applying Pressure To Suspect's Torso Struck Down
The fire has since been contained, but firefighters remained on the scene as of 11 p.m.