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Woman suffers burns in Tampa house fire

TAMPA — Paramedics took a woman rescued from a fire to the hospital Friday evening with burns on 80 percent of her body.

Tampa Fire Rescue went to 2920 Cord St. in the Highland Pines neighborhood to fight a structure fire. At the home near N 50th Street and Interstate 4, rescuers found 38-year-old Guislante Joseph severely burned. She was taken to Tampa General Hospital.

Investigators believe paper caught fire in a bathroom.

Woman suffers burns in Tampa house fire 06/01/12 [Last modified: Saturday, June 2, 2012 2:20pm]
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