By Cecilio Padilla

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Firefighters rushed in and rescued a woman out of a burning south Sacramento house early Thursday morning.

The fire started just after 3 a.m. at a home along the 7600 block of Tierra Glen Way, Sacramento Fire says.

Flames were coming out of multiple sides of the house when firefighters arrived. A man was also outside the home and waved firefighters down, alerting them that a woman was still inside.

Firefighters got the woman out to safety and she was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, Sacramento Fire says.

The blaze also led to a scary situation for a firefighter. The department says a firefighter got turned around during the battle and had trouble making it out of a room, but was able to eventually get out safely.

Investigators are now at the scene looking into what exactly caused the fire.


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