An elderly woman was hospitalized Thursday after a fire broke out in her home, according to the Knoxville Fire Department.
KFD says the fire sparked on Foxwoods Rd. in West Knoxville shortly before 6 p.m. When firefighters arrived, they saw flames shooting through the roof, and the woman had been partially pulled from the home by her son.
Paramedics performed CPR on the woman. She was sent to UT Medical Center after suffering from cardiac arrest and smoke inhalation.