According to an investigator with the Levalland Fire Department, the fire department responded to a house fire in the 1800 block of Avenue I Place in Levelland around 10:30 Thursday night. Firefighters were on scene until about 2 a.m.
The fire did exterior damage to the home, especially on the west side of the house, and then the damage radiated into the home, leaving smoke and heat damage throughout.
The investigator with Levelland FD said one elderly woman was home at the time, and taken to University Medical Center to be treated. She is in critical condition in the burn unit as of about 1 p.m. Friday.
They have not completed the investigation, so a cause is still undetermined.