Woman in critical condition after early-morning apartment fire in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A woman is in critical condition and a cat is dead after an apartment caught fire in St. Petersburg early Thursday morning.

St. Petersburg Fire Rescue said the blaze broke out at a residence at 2000 Gandy Blvd. N. around 1:30 a.m.

When firefighters came to the scene, they had to force entry into the apartment. They found a small fire burning in the living room and a woman unconscious in a bedroom.

The woman was removed from the home and trauma alerted to Tampa General Hospital, where she remains in critical condition, according to officials.

Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the fire.




WFLA.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s