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.