Fire Victim Recovering After Early Morning Blaze

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio - A fire victim is recovering after an early morning blaze in Garfield Heights, 19/43 News reported.

NewsHawk19 was on the scene early Thursday morning as firefighters rescued 57-year-old Mary Valetto.

Life Flight was called into the neighborhood at East 81st Street to rush Valetto to MetroHealth Medical Center, where she was listed in stable condition despite burns to her arms and face.

Investigators said that the fire started in the basement of her home near the water heater.