SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) - A Springfield woman is hospitalized with serious burns after her home caught fire.
Firefighters responded to 1011 Torrence Drive around 8:45 Wednesday morning. They say the homeowner, Carolyn Grigiss, called 911 to report the fire, but she couldn't get out of the house.
Investigators believe a space heater too close to a recliner and curtains sparked the blaze.
Firefighters had to rescue Grigiss from the kitchen. She said she was trying to save her pets. One was rescued. The other died.
Firefighters say there were no working smoke detectors in the house.
Damage is estimated at $40,000 to $50,000.
Grigiss is being treated for serious burns and smoke inhalation at Miami Valley Hospital.
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