Wilmette fire traps woman before rescuers save her

April 8, 2013 3:24:03 AM PDT
A woman was rescued from a building fire in north suburban Wilmette Monday.

Authorities say flames were shooting out of a window at a house in the 200-block of Valley View at approximately 1 a.m.

Rescuers pulled a woman from the burning house. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze, but there was no immediate word on what sparked it.