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St. Petersburg woman hospitalized after house fire

ST. PETERSBURG — A 47-year-old woman was hospitalized for smoke inhalation after her home caught fire Tuesday, fire officials said.

She was taken to Bayfront Medical Center in stable condition.

Fire crews responded to the fire at 1821 10 St S about 12:45 p.m. The blaze started in a room attached to the one-story wood-frame house, said St. Petersburg Fire Rescue Lt. Joel Granata. It caused about $20,000 in damage.

Granata said the home had no power, but the fire was not considered suspicious.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

St. Petersburg woman hospitalized after house fire 05/24/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 5:06pm]

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