Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in Phoenix apartment firePosted: Updated:
PHOENIX — A 63-year-old woman sustained life-threatening injuries in an apartment fire Monday evening.
A neighbor reported hearing explosions when the fire broke out at the complex near 7th Avenue and Hatcher Road. That neighbor helped rescue the woman, who suffered from smoke inhalation.
Firefighters say the fire started because the woman was smoking while using an oxygen tank.