GI structure fire traps elderly woman inside

Published: May. 1, 2021 at 7:02 PM CDT
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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A structure fire in Grand Island caused about $50,000 worth of damage Saturday afternoon.

Grand Island Firefighters received a call from a pedestrian at about 1 p.m. reporting smoke coming from a house at 322 W. 8th St.

When firefighters arrived on scene, there was an elderly woman trapped inside the top bedroom. After about 15 minutes, firefighters were able to put out the fire and rescue the woman.

She was then transported to a local hospital and her condition is unknown at this time. An investigation into what caused the fire is now underway.

Local4 will update this story when more information becomes available.

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