NY Post – February 01, 2017
by Daniel Prendergast and Shari Logan
Two pet birds who were rescued from a Brooklyn fire on Tuesday are lucky ducks.
CJ the 12-year-old yellow parrot and his green cage-mate, Pearl, were covered in ash when fire fighters pulled them from a burning building on 50th Street and Seventh Avenue in Sunset Park, FDNY sources said.
“I’m glad the parrots are okay,” said owner Jennie Falcon, 53 — adding that her cat escaped through a window during the blaze.
She’s now trying desperately to track down her intrepid black and while feline, Cupcake, she said.
“She’s awesome.I hope someone finds her and brings her back,” she said, fighting back tears. “She loves being kissed.”
Firefighters also rescued her three dogs from the blaze, which began on the second floor of the three story building around 5 a.m., the FDNY said.
The fire gutted the second floor and spread to the third before firefighters got it under control around 6 a.m.
“I’m a little dazed right now,” Falcon said. “My new year is not starting that well.”
No one was injured, officials said.