Zane Grey Drive house fire

DeKalb County firefighters check for hotspots at fire damaged home on Zane Grey Drive in southeast Atlanta. 

A DeKalb County woman is in critical condition after an early morning house fire erupted at her southeast Atlanta home.  

DeKalb fire units responded to a residence on Zane Grey Drive shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday.  Flames and smoke were showing on arrival.  The homeowner informed fire crews a family member was trapped in a second-story bedroom.  Crews used a ladder to pull the woman from the burning home. She was transported to the hospital in critical condition. 

A firefighter was also transported to the hospital after suffering a leg injury outside the home. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.   

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