SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has died and her husband has been injured in a fire at a home in Saratoga Springs.

Police in the upstate city tell the Times Union of Albany ( ) that the fire was reported around 10 a.m. Thursday in a two-story home in a housing development on Saratoga's southwestern outskirts.

Lt. Robert Jillson says a woman was killed, while her husband was being flown to a hospital burn unit. The victims' names haven't been released.

Firefighters contained the blaze within a half hour after arriving the scene.

There's no immediate word about a possible cause of the fire.

Damion Hedington, who was staying with his girlfriend's grandparents at their nearby home, told the newspaper he helped the man escape from the burning home.


Information from: Times Union,