SCHENECTADY - Firefighters in Schenectady battled the snow, sleet and freezing rain, to put out two house fires in 12 hours.
The fire broke at a home on 8th Avenue around 6 a.m. on Thursday morning.
Flames were shooting through the roof when firefighters arrived.
A mom and her 12-year-old escaped the house unharmed.
Two firefighters were hurt when a ceiling collapsed on the second floor on them.
They were treated and released from the hospital.
A house on Oregon Avenue also caught fire Wednesday night.
It was a furnace fire, and it was contained to the basement.