Fire almost traps woman inside burning Mount Vernon apartment

Firefighters were able to rescue a woman trapped

Firefighters were able to rescue a woman trapped inside her Mount Vernon apartment by flames. (February 25, 2014 3:12 PM)

A Mount Vernon woman is lucky to be alive after flames trapped her inside her apartment during a fire this morning.

Firefighters responded to a call just before noon today on the second floor of an apartment building on South 5th Avenue. All the tenants were able to get out except for one who was trapped inside. Firefighters were able to knock down the flames and bring the woman to safety....

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