A 52-year-old woman from Norman’s Cove is in the intensive care unit of Carbonear hospital after being rescued from a house fire in the town Tuesday evening.
Whitbourne RCMP say they received a call about 6:20 p.m. of a house fire on Beach Road in Norman’s Cove.
The Norman's Cove Fire Department was on the scene battling the fire when police arrived. While firefighters searched the residence for any occupants, they located the woman unconscious in her bedroom.
The woman was transported to hospital, the extent of her injuries are unknown.
Family members have been notified, however, the woman's name is not being released.
The RCMP is continuing its investigation and has asked for the assistance of the St. John’s Fire Commissioners Office.