Woman injured in southeast Houston apartment fire

October 3, 2010 9:52:35 AM PDT
Firefighters say an apartment fire in southeast Houston started when a woman fell asleep while cooking.

It happened at the Canfield Apartments on Canfield around 2am Sunday.

Two units were damaged by the flames.

The woman was alone in the apartment at the time. She was taken to the hospital with serious burns to her side and face. Investigators say she was burned when she tried to put the fire out on her own.


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