Woman Pulled From Fire at Southwest Miami-Dade Home

Woman rescued from house fire by firefighters dies: Officials

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    Firefighters pull a woman from a burning home in southwest Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Ray Jadallah comments. (Published Monday, Apr 15, 2013)

    A woman who was pulled from a house fire in southwest Miami-Dade early Monday morning has died, officials said.

    The fire broke out at a single family home in the area of Southwest 87th Avenue and 21st Terrace, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Ray Jadallah said.

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    According to Jadallah, flames were venting through the roof and coming out of the sides of the home when firefighters arrived.

    As firefighters started fighting the flames they began a search of the home and found the woman inside, Jadallah said. She was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was later pronounced dead, officials said.

    No one else was injured. The cause of the fire was still being investigated.

    Check back with NBC 6 South Florida and NBC6.com for updates.

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