Woman, pets, rescued from burning Astoria building

August 8, 2013 6:46:47 PM PDT
Firefighters rescued a woman and several pets from a burning building in Queens.

The fire started on the first floor of the six-story apartment building in Astoria Thursday evening.

Rescue crews found a woman unconscious in a first floor apartment.

She was rushed to the hospital with severe burns.

Crews also gave first aid to two cats and a rabbit suffering from smoke inhalation.

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