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Des Moines woman recovering after house fire on Friday afternoon


DES MOINES, Iowa — An elderly Des Moines woman is recovering after a house fire that happened Friday afternoon.

WHO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1OmICjs ) that firefighters were called to a home in the northwestern part of the city just before 3 p.m. Investigators said they found smoke pouring from the home and an elderly woman was unconscious inside.

The woman was hospitalized in unknown condition.

Firefighters are still trying to determine what caused the fire, which started in the kitchen.

Information from: WHO-TV, http://www.whotv.com

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