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Woman found burned to death on porch of home
THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- From KHOU 11 News and www.khou.com
An overnight house fire in The Woodlands has investigators trying to figure out how a woman burned to death while sitting on her front porch.
According to The Woodlands Fire Department, the incident was reported around 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the 2800 block of South Log Run Circle.
Investigators said the only damage was to the homes front porch area, where the fire apparently started.
The woman killed was 52-years-old, a wife, and a mother of two. Her family was home at the time of the fire. According to a neighbor, the victims husband went to the hospital for smoke inhalation treatment, but no other injuries were reported.
Montgomery County investigators said the fire erupted on the front porch, where the woman was sitting alone on a metal chair. She somehow could not escape the flames.
After dinner she went out there, said Arson Investigator Trey Baxter. It was kinda her normal routine. She sits out there for two to three hours.
But investigators dont yet know what sparked the fire.
The cause and the mothers death remained under investigation Friday morning as officials continued to look over the scene.