HOUSTON — An 83-year-old woman is dead after a tragic Christmas morning house fire, the Houston Fire Department confirms.
It happened on Sagerock Drive in southeast Houston around 7:30 a.m.
Firefighters had pulled the woman from the home, where she had been found unconscious at the bottom of the stairs near the kitchen.
An off-duty fire captain was also at the scene trying to help.
She was taken to a hospital, where she died around 8:30 a.m.
It was not immediately clear what caused the fire, or whether the elderly woman was living by herself.