- Associated Press - Monday, February 22, 2016

BOOTHWYN, Pa. (AP) - Officials say a woman was killed and her husband was critically injured trying to save her when their home caught fire in eastern Pennsylvania.

The fire broke out Sunday evening in Boothwyn, about 15 miles southwest of Philadelphia.

Officials say a woman in her 50s became trapped on the second floor and was found dead at the top of the steps. Officials say her husband tried to rescue her and was injured by the flames. The man has been hospitalized and remains in critical condition.

Fire Chief Michael Byrne says the heat could be felt across the street when firefighters arrived. Between 75 and 100 firefighters responded. The blaze was contained in less than an hour.

Investigators are looking into where and how the blaze ignited.

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