House Fire in Southeast Fresno

December 22, 2008 2:04:33 PM PST
An elderly Fresno woman escaped her burning home Saturday night.Firefighters say the woman's southeast side home caught fire a little after 11p.m. because of an unattended candle.

She was asleep at the time, but woke up to the smell of smoke.

She suffered smoke inhalation, but medical workers say she'll be okay.

Investigators estimate the damage to her home at more than $10k.


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