Two in Hospital After South El Paso Fire

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POSTED: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 7:08am

UPDATED: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 6:36pm

EL PASO - Two women are in the hospital after a house fire in south El Paso this morning.
The fire broke out at around 3:30 this morning in the 100 block of Buena Vista.
We're told the house was filled with smoke when firefighters arrived.
Investigators say an elderly couple and there daughter were inside.
According to emergency dispatchers, the couple said their daughter went back in to try to put the fire out.
Paramedics rushed her to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
The elderly woman was also taken to the hospital with burns on her hands and small burns on her face.
Investigators believe the fire started in a bedroom closet.
 

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