Woman Jumps From Window to Save Herself From Fire

The victim was injured in the fall.

By Kelly Bayliss
|  Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013  |  Updated 6:40 AM EDT
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The woman was trying to escape a fire in her Germantown home when she jumped from a 3rd story window.

NBC10, Tim Furlong

The woman was trying to escape a fire in her Germantown home when she jumped from a 3rd story window.

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A woman was injured when she jumped from a window to save herself from the fire engulfing her home early this morning.

The 40-year-old victim broke both legs when she landed after jumping from a third story window on the 5600 block of Bayton Street in Germantown as she tried to escape a fire that broke out in her home just before 1 a.m., according to fire investigators.

She was taken to Einstein Medical Center where she is being treated for her injuries.

No word on what caused the fire.

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