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.