Firefighters rescue man from NYC motel fire

January 17, 2012 5:07:58 AM PST
Firefighters in Queens are being hailed as heroes for risking their own lives to save a man trapped in a fire at a motel.

The victim had no pulse when he was discovered on the third floor of the Conduit Motor Inn in South Ozone Park Monday.

Firefighter John Summerville crawled through heavy smoke and flames and dragged him to safety.

The victim is listed in critical condition.

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