A 6-year-old is in critical condition at Akron Children's Hospital after being rescued from the basement of a burning home, according to the Akron Fire Department.
Firefighters responded to a house fire on Laffer and Iroquois avenues at about 7 p.m Thursday.
The family was home at the time of the fire, but no other members were injured.
A firefighter who responded to the fire was injured from a cause unrelated from the fire, according to Akron fire officials. The firefighter was treated and is fine.
Fire officials say the home is a total loss.