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Friday, 13 April 2012 - 15:17
Newark Mayor saves woman from fire
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A New Jersey mayor was hospitalised after entering a burning house to save a neighbour.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker rescued the woman from the top floor of her house in the city's Upper Clinton Hill area.

A member of the mayor's security team also saved three residents from the house before Mayor Booker arrived back from a television interview and was told of the blaze.

Booker was said to have suffered second-degree burns as well as smoke inhalation but has been discharged from hospital.

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