Woman Badly Burned in CA House Fire

A woman was critically injured and suffered burns to more than 50 percent of her body Thursday during a house fire in Los Angeles, California.

Two police officers also suffered minor burns in the fire, according to a news report from the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/zkpjjk). They helped a boy escape from the burning. one-story home. The youth told firefighters that his mother was still inside; she had reportedly turned back towards the fire for some reason.

Shortly thereafter, rescuers found the 42-year-old victim unconscious in her tub. They pulled her out and she was transported to an area hospital. It took 33 firefighters 16 minutes to extinguish the fire.

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