As a two-storey house blazed around him, a veteran firefighter risked his life in a smoky attic to save a three-week-old baby.
As a family frantically fled their burning home in Queens, New York, the realisation that someone was missing dawned upon them.
They assembled outside, but realised that in the chaos no one had picked up three-week-old Sunjay.
“We kept asking, ‘Where’s the baby? Where’s the baby?’” his grandmother, 56-year-old Lisa Brown, told NY Daily News.
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But Lieutenant Adam Vilagos – a veteran firefighter of 18 years – came to the rescue.
He said he arrived at the job to the child’s frantic parents yelling: “There’s a baby in the attic!”