Woman hospitalized after breathing in smoke from house fire in West University area, officials say

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Woman suffers smoke inhalation after 2 story home goes into flames in West University area, officials say
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Firefighters said the homeowner was taken to the hospital after breathing in smoke. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman is recovering after breathing in smoke from a house fire in the West University area Saturday morning, according to officials.

West University firefighters said they found heavy flames coming from a two-story brick home on Oberlin Street and West Point Drive at about 4 a.m.

Southside Place Fire Department crews, along with Houston firefighters, assisted in putting out the fire.

Firefighters said the woman who lived there was taken to the hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation.

There was heavy damage reported to the home. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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