ODENTON, Md. (WJZ) — An 83-year-old woman was killed Thursday after an apartment fire in Anne Arundel County broke out just after 12:30 p.m.
Firefighters were called to a senior apartment complex on Odenton Road in Odenton, Md.READ MORE: First African American To Lead The Maryland National Guard Was Honored After 38-Years Of Service
When they arrived they said they didn’t see any flames, but they did find a woman who was on the second floor with critical burns.
Investigators said Betty Lee Farley was cooking on the stove when her clothes caught on fire.READ MORE: A Dad Who Traveled 1,200 Miles For Covid-19 Care Is Finally Going Home. Here's What He Wants You To Know
She tried to put out the flames herself- but needed help from the neighbors.
The 83-year-old was flown to the Johns Hopkins Burn Center where she later died.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Urges People To Get Vaccinated With Super Weekend Flu Clinic