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Woman rescued by NJ mayor in serious conditionWoman rescued from burning home by Newark, NJ, mayor is in intensive care, condition serious
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) ' Hospital officials say the woman rescued from a burning home in Newark, N.J., by the city's mayor has been admitted to intensive care in serious condition.
Fire officials say 47-year-old Zina Hodge suffered second-degree burns to her back and neck and smoke inhalation.
Mayor Cory Booker ran through a burning kitchen to rescue his neighbor from her second-floor bedroom late Thursday. He suffered a burned hand and smoke inhalation.
A spokesman at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, which has a major burn center, says Hodge is in intensive care.
Fire officials had earlier reported her condition as stable.
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