STATEN ISLAND --More than 100 firefighters rushed to the scene of a house fire on Staten Island Saturday morning. The fire broke out about 11:30 a.m. in a home at 27 Occident Avenue in the Stapleton section, and quickly escalated to a third alarm.
One firefighter was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No One else was reported hurt, but the house was gutted.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.