A firefighter was critically injured after falling from a Queens rooftop while battling a fire Thursday afternoon.
The fire broke out on the second floor of an apartment located at1615 Putnam Ave in Ridgewood around 2:30 p.m.
Officials say the firefighter fell from the roof of the five-story building. By 3 p.m., the fire was under control.
The firefighter was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.