DIX HILLS, N.Y. (PIX11) — A Dix Hills resident is alive after being rescued by firefighters from his burning home on Saturday night, officials say.
Firefighters responded to the home on Kenmore Street around 11:25 p.m. First-responders spotted the man inside near a bedroom and dragged him to safety.
The patient was in cardiac arrest, but was revived by Dix Hills Rescue Squad who transported him to the Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip.
One Dix Hills firefighter suffered a hand laceration battling the blaze and was transported to Huntington Hospital. Another firefighter was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation. A pet dog and cat perished in the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.