On Friday evening at approximately 21:15 Hours fire erupted in a private home on Royce St just off Ave V in the Bergen Beach section of Brooklyn New York.

Fire was reported electrical in nature and sent heavy smoke through out the 1 story brick home on Royce St.

Hearing the commotion, Next door neighbor Phil Stagliano sprung into action left the comfort of his own home and entered the smokey residence next door to his and rescued an elderly lady who was unable to make it out on her own.

He carried the woman to safety and stayed with her until FDNY*EMS and the Flatlands Volunteer Ambulance Corps arrived. FDNY*EMS tended to the elderly lady who was suffering from slight smoke inhalation.

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