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Firefighters: Woman in Hospital after Entering Burning Home

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 8/18/2013 @12:30 a.m.

PINCH, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Firefighters say a woman is now in the hospital after she went inside her burning home Saturday night.

Crews say the house on Vine Drive caught fire about 9:30 p.m.

They say the woman and a man lived there but weren't inside when the fire started.

The couple returned to see their home engulfed in flames and entered in attempt to rescue their pets, according to firefighters.

Firefighters say both were injured, but only the woman was taken to the hospital. She suffered burns to her hands.

There's no word on her condition at this time.

Firefighters say some pets were lost in the fire, including a dog and several cats.

It's still unclear how the flames started in the home.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for updates.



ORIGINAL STORY
PINCH, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Two people were inside a home as it went up in flames Saturday night.

It happened at a home on Vine Drive about 9:30 p.m.

Firefighters say both people have been taken to the hospital. One of them had severe burns to their hands.

There's no word on the cause of the fire at this time.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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