Elderly woman taken to hospital during apartment fire

WESTWOOD, OH (FOX19) - Crews responded to a one-alarm fire in Westwood on Monday afternoon.

The fire ignited around 4:40 p.m. in an apartment building the 3000 block of Temple Ave. Crews carried an elderly woman to safety then she was taken to University Hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time.

The fire caused about $20,000 worth of damage to the first floor apartment. The first floor hallway suffered smoke damage as well.

Authorities say there didn't appear to be working smoke detectors in the apartment. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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