Dec 1, 2013 1:24 PM by Annie Snead

Woman dies after mobile home fire

CSFD says a woman has died after a mobile home fire early Saturday morning.
The fire department was called to a home in the Quail Hill Mobile Home community on Galley Road just after 1am Saturday morning.
They found heavy smoke and fire inside the home but the fire was brought under control in about 15 minutes.
Crews were able to rescue the resident from the home but she had significant burn injuries and was unconscious.
She was taken to the hospital where she died.
The fire has been rule accidental by fire investigators, caused by the resident smoking while on home oxygen. '
This is the first fire fatality in the City of Colorado Springs in 2013.


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