Elderly woman hospitalized after Johnston County house fire

January 6, 2014 4:59:42 AM PST
An elderly woman was hospitalized overnight after her Johnston County home caught on fire.

It happened on Highway 222 near Crockers Nub Road in Middlesex.

Officials said the woman awoke to find her home full of smoke, but was able to escape.

She was taken to the local hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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