Teen taken to hospital in critical condition following apartment fire

- A 14-year-old male, as well as a 60-year-old male, were taken to the hospital following an apartment fire in Phoenix.

According to Phoenix Fire Department official, the two were trapped and rescued from the second story of an apartment complex near 30th Street and Shea Boulevard. In all, four people were trapped on a second floor landing.

The 14-year-old male, according to fire officials, was found inside one of the second floor apartments, and efforts to revive him began right after he was found. The 14-year-old was taken to the hospital in critical condition, while the 60-year-old was taken in stable condition.

According to fire officials, about 30 firefighters responded to extinguish the fire, and four apartment suffered significant damage. 15 people were displaced.

In addition, fire officials said a cat was rescued from the first floor, revived, and reunited with its owner.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

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