Fire kills wheelchair-bound woman

SHERMAN OAKS Firefighters say they were called to the 15000 block of Otsego Street in Sherman Oaks just before 2 a.m. Tuesday.

The blaze broke out just before 2 a.m. Tuesday along the 15000 block of Otsego Street. When firefighters arrived on the scene they found a woman dead inside the house.

Authorities haven't released the victim's name, but do say she's a 38-year-old disabled woman who apparently could not reach her wheelchair.

About 30 firefighters knocked down the blaze in just 19 minutes.

So far there is no word on what caused the fire.


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