Elderly woman killed in condo fire

Posted at 11:24 PM, Aug 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-01 02:24:41-04

LAKESIDE, Calif. (KGTV) -- A woman died Thursday and her husband was injured in a condo fire in East County, according to the Lakeside Fire Department.

The fire broke out in the living room of the home on Wintergreen Drive. 

Firefighters said neighbors saw smoke and found the elderly couple inside the home. The neighbors pulled the couple to safety, but the woman died at the scene. Her husband was taken to UCSD Medical Center with minor injuries. 

Neighbors also told 10News the woman was sitting in a chair when the first started and may have been on oxygen.

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department Bomb Arson team is investigating the fire.