Woman dies after being rescued from burning home

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on November 13, 2012 at 5:54 PM

HOUSTON – Houston firefighters rescued a woman from her burning home in east Houston Tuesday morning, but she later died.

The woman, who was in her 60s, was found unconscious in her kitchen in the 13300 block of Orleans.

Fire crews used thermal imaging to find her and she was still breathing when they pulled her out of the house.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was rushed to Memorial Hermann Hospital. Doctors were unable to save her.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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