Woman Hospitalized After Early Morning House Fire

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 7:40am

EL PASO - El Paso firefighters are investigating a house fire in east El Paso.

The fire broke out shortly before 5:00 a.m. Tuesday in the 8000 block of Parkland.  The neighborhood is off of Edgemere Blvd. near Burges High School.

According to Battalion Chief Ray Valencia, 29-year-old woman was inside the home at the time of the fire and complained of smoke inhalation.  She was taken to the hospital.

Valencia said the fire started in a back bedroom of the house and spread to the hallway and front of the home. 

Damage is estimated at $50,000.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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