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.

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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.

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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.

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