AFD: Woman dies from fire injuries

March 20, 2013 Amarillo Fire Department responded to call for a woman who was burned. When firefighters arrived they found 83-year-old Ellen Rook had received severe burns while attempting to light her gas fireplace.

Rook was taken to Northwest Texas Hospital, she was later transferred to the burn unit in Lubbock. Rook died from her injuries on Saturday March 23, 2013.