By Jennifer McRae

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Arapahoe County Sheriff’s deputies rescued a woman in a wheelchair from a burning home in Aurora. South Metro Fire Rescue crews rushed to the home in the 21000 block of East Standford Circle near C-470 and Quincy on Friday morning.

(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

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Deputies rescued the woman in her 80s from the burning home. The smoke and her mobility issues made the rescue difficult. The woman was not injured.

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(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

Firefighters said what caused the fire is being investigated.

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(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

Jennifer McRae