Woman dies at hospital after being trapped in Phoenix house fire

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A woman was transported in extremely critical condition after becoming trapped by a fire inside her home early Tuesday morning. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/Phoenix FD) A woman was transported in extremely critical condition after becoming trapped by a fire inside her home early Tuesday morning. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/Phoenix FD)
After the neighbors called 911, Phoenix and Scottsdale fire crews quickly responded to the working house fire near Thomas Road and 60th Street. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) After the neighbors called 911, Phoenix and Scottsdale fire crews quickly responded to the working house fire near Thomas Road and 60th Street. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
When they arrived, the fire had spread to the home and interior, including the bedroom of a 91-year-old woman. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) When they arrived, the fire had spread to the home and interior, including the bedroom of a 91-year-old woman. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A woman has died after becoming trapped by a fire inside her home early Tuesday morning, Phoenix fire said.

According to Phoenix fire, neighbors were alerted to a woman screaming outside of the home just before 1:30 a.m.

When they came outside, they saw their neighbor's carport engulfed in flames.

After the neighbors called 911, Phoenix and Scottsdale fire crews quickly responded to the working house fire near Thomas Road and 60th Street.

When they arrived, the fire had spread to the home and interior, including the bedroom of a 91-year-old woman. 

Phoenix fire said the woman became trapped by the flames and could not get herself to safety.

Fire crews were eventually able to reach the 91-year-old after searching the home. She was transported to a local hospital in extremely critical condition but succumbed to her injuries.

Phoenix fire also treated and transported a young woman, a caretaker for the older woman, who suffered burns to her chest and arms after trying to go back into the home to reach the 91-year-old woman.

The fire is now under investigation and crews are working to determine the cause.

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