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Woman in critical condition after being found in burning home by Fort Worth firefighters

A woman was in critical condition Wednesday morning after she was found in a burning home by firefighters in east Fort Worth, fire officials said.
A woman was in critical condition Wednesday morning after she was found in a burning home by firefighters in east Fort Worth, fire officials said.

A woman was in critical condition Wednesday morning after she was found in a burning home by firefighters, fire officials said.

The name of the victim had not been released by authorities.

She was taken to the burn unit at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.

No other injuries were reported in the blaze, which occurred in the 2000 block of Andrew Ave.

Firefighters responded to the call shortly before 2 a.m.

Shortly after arriving, firefighters rescued the woman and began life-saving medical procedures.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

Fort Worth firefighters battled a fire at the Xander Apartments in west Fort Worth on New Year's Day. Fire officials said six apartments had smoke or water damage and more than a dozen people were displaced.

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