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Woman trapped in west Phoenix house fire, rushed to hospital

April 15, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been taken to a hospital in extremely critical condition after being caught in a house fire in west Phoenix.

Phoenix Fire Department officials say the 40-year-old woman was trapped inside and was screaming for help Sunday afternoon.

Crews entered the home with air-packs and a thermal imaging camera and were able to locate the woman.

Authorities say she was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The woman’s name hasn’t been released yet.

Authorities say the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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