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Mother of police officer Rosa Rodriguez, injured in Coney Island high-rise fire, speaks out

The mother of police officer Rosa Rodriguez spoke

The mother of police officer Rosa Rodriguez spoke out today. (Credit: News 12)

The mother of police officer Rosa Rodriguez spoke publicly for the first time.

Officer Rodriguez was critically injured responding to a high-rise fire in Coney Island on Sunday. She is fighting for her life at the Weill Cornell Medical Center's burn unit in Manhattan.

"I'm proud of her and I'm asking God to keep her here with me, " said Carmen Rodriguez, officer Rodriguez's mother.

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