Con Edison worker, firefighter save woman from burning building

A woman is recovering at Woodhull Hospital after being rescued Thursday from a burning building in Williamsburg.Con Edison worker Jose Morales and a firefighter ran

WILLIAMSBURG - A woman is recovering at Woodhull Hospital after being rescued Thursday from a burning building in Williamsburg.

Con Edison worker Jose Morales and a firefighter ran into the Wilson Street building and revived Carmen Russo through CPR.

Morales suffered severe burns to his face and a second Con-Ed worker was also injured while helping out. He was treated for smoke inhalation and released from the hospital.

Russo?s husband, who is the super of the building, says he wants the city to officially recognize the Con Edison worker and firefighter as heroes.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Rally held to support sick leave legislation 1 VIDEO: Rally held to support sick leave legislation
Ray Navarette is among the Long Island Ducks' 2 Legendary LI Duck lands in Bloomingdales with clothing line
News 12 hit the streets of Brooklyn to 3 Word on the Street: Leggings on a plane
Federal agents have raided numerous homes and businesses 4 Rockland fire training center serves as base for FBI raid operation
5 Brooklyn Sportscast, March 27

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE