Neighbor rescues woman from fire

March 4, 2011 8:59:23 AM PST
A woman says a neighbor saved her life after a fire broke out inside her Edgewater home.

The fire started in a two-story home in the 5700-block of North Ridge late Thursday night. A firefighter suffered minor injuries battling the fire.

A woman who lives in the basement of the home says a neighbor alerted her in time to get out of the house safely.

"We probably would've been stuck in there until the firemen got [there] and told them when to evacuate out of the basement," said fire victim Kieu Bui.

The fire spread to a building next door. The cause was being investigated.

In addition to the firefighter's injuries, a woman was also taken to the hospital to be checked out.