Child, adult critically hurt after fire rips through Jackson Heights home: FDNY

JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens — A child and adult are in the hospital in critical condition Friday after flames broke out at a Jackson Heights apartment building, according to FDNY.

Fire officials found the victims trapped in a home when they responded to the blaze around midnight on 71 Street between 30 and 31 avenues, FDNY officials said.

The fire was located on the second floor, and knocked down by 12:21 a.m., FDNY said.

Three injured people were eventually recovered, FDNY said. Among them were an adult and child who were transported to the hospital in critical condition.