PLATTSMOUTH — Authorities say firefighters rescued a woman from her burning home.
Plattsmouth Assistant Fire Chief Bill Dudek said a police officer driving by the house spotted the smoke at about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday and called for help.
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Melissa Jacobsen lives nearby and reports that she yelled at arriving firefighters that they should head toward the back of the blazing residence, because she knew the woman slept in a back bedroom.
They got the woman out, and she was flown to an Omaha hospital.
Her name and the cause of the fire haven’t been released.