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Woman hospitalized after apartment fire

Posted at 5:16 AM, May 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-26 08:22:57-04

A 35-year-old mother was hospitalized after her apartment caught fire early Friday morning.

According to Tucson Fire, crews responded to the blaze in the 3000 block of North Alvernon at 1:27 a.m.

The woman woke up to find her bed on fire. A neighbor helped the woman and her three children -- ages 11, 9 and 3 -- escape the apartment, and firefighters had the flames under control within 20 minutes. 

The cause is under investigation.