- Associated Press - Friday, September 18, 2015

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a woman has been injured in a leap from a second-floor window to escape a fire in Cedar Rapids.

The fire was reported a little before noon on Thursday and was blamed on food left cooking on a stove.

Firefighters say the woman jumped from the window because she apparently thought there was no other way through the smoke and flames. She was taken to a hospital.

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