Firefighting

Fire Kills Colorado Woman Who Was Smoking

Authorities say a woman was killed in a mobile home fire in eastern Colorado Springs, reports USA Today (http://usat.ly/1b9xrGB).

The Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to the fire at the Quail Hill Mobile Home Park at about 1 a.m. Saturday. Firefighters pulled the unconscious and severely burned woman from the home. She died at a hospital a short time later.

Investigators say the fire was accidentally caused by the woman, who was smoking while on home oxygen. Her name and age have not been released.