Woman critical after fire

PORT RICHMOND - December 4, 2009

The fire broke out on the 3600 block of Almond Street at around 6:28 p.m. in a two story dwelling.

Arriving fire crews reported seeing heavy smoke. There was a report of people trapped.

Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire and found a woman, believed to be in her mid to late 60's, suffering from significant levels of smoke inhalation.

She was rushed to Temple University Hospital for treatment.

There is no word on a cause for the fire.

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