Savannah Woman Injured in Early-Morning Blaze

An elderly woman is getting help at the hospital after a fire broke out in her home early today. Firefighters were called out to a home in the 700 block of West 44th Street in Savannah just before 5am this morning. When they arrived, they found an elderly woman who lives in the top floor apartment suffering from smoke inhalation and some burns on her back.

Firefighters carried her out of the house and called for EMS, then they went about searching for the cause of the fire.

The woman was taken by ambulance to Memorial Health for treatment of her injuries. The Red Cross was called in to help her with temporary housing.

Fire investigators are still looking into the cause of the blaze.

Reported by: Steven Shoob,