Early-Morning House fire Sends Woman to Memphis Hospital

MARCH 7, 2007 - Posted at 7:27 a.m. CST

PARAGOULD, AR - An early-morning housefire today has destroyed a home and sent one person to a Memphis hospital.

Greene County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a home at 1074 Greene 716 around 4:30 a.m.  Volunteer firefighters from the South Greene County and Western Greene County Fire Departments found the home fully involved in flames by the time of their arrival.

A woman who lived in the home was injured, but managed to escape from the building.  She was airlifted to The Med in Memphis for treatment of her burns.  The victim's name has not yet been released.