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Woman rescued from Phoenix house fire near 67th Ave/McDowell

Posted: 3:03 PM, Apr 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-16 00:24:57Z

Phoenix fire personnel responded to a house fire in west Phoenix where a person was trapped inside.

According to fire officials, crews responded to a house near 67th Avenue and McDowell Road for reports of flames coming from the roof and a person screaming for help from inside the home. 

As firefighters arrived, they used air packs and a thermal imaging camera to locate the victim, a 40-year-old woman. 

She was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition with life-threatening injuries, officials say.

Multiple crews arrived and helped extinguish the fire, which is now being investigated.

No firefighters were injured during the incident.