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Two jump from burning house to escape flames

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Schenectady firefighters Randy Pierre, left, and Capt. Carman Pantalone battle a house fire on Stanley Street in Schenectady, N.Y., after flames broke out shortly before 5:30 a.m. Monday, March 28.

Officials in upstate New York say one woman was burned and another woman and child had to jump from a second-story window during a pre-dawn house fire.

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Officials say one woman suffered burns and another woman and a child were forced to jump from a second-story window to escape the flames.

The unidentified injured woman was flown to the burn unit at Westchester Hospital. The woman and the 4-year-old child who jumped from the house in Schenectady were taken to a local hospital.

The victims' conditions were not immediately available.

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Schenectady firefighters extinguish the smoldering shell of the home early Monday morning.

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Schenectady firefighters Josh Donavan, left, and Capt. Timothy Tietz, extinguish remains from a tower.

Officials say the fire struck just before 5:30 a.m. Monday and destroyed the house in the industrial city about 10 miles west of Albany.