An 84-year-old disabled woman was pulled to safety from her burning apartment in Huntington Friday, according to police.
When officer Joseph Lanzisera of the responded at 8:55 p.m. to a fire at the Nathan Hale apartment complex, located at 44 Nathan Hale Dr., Chief Ken Cochrane, was standing by a locked front door, according to police.
"Lanzisera located the woman in her bedroom. He then moved through the smoke filled hallway to open the front door to let Chief Cochrane in," according to a police press release. "Together they went back to the bedroom and carried the unresponsive woman outside."
The woman suffered second degree burns to her face and hair and Lanzisera suffered smoke inhalation, according to police. Both were transported to .
Police say arson is a possible cause of the blaze.