Person delivering newspaper saves woman from house fire

Posted at 7:30 AM, Aug 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-01 13:03:15-04

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - A woman said she has a newspaper delivery person to thank for her life after a large fire at a West Valley City home.

The person delivering the newspaper saw smoke coming from the garage and pounded on the front door, trying to alert anyone inside at 4020 W. 3015 S.

The woman inside the home was asleep and was able to escape, thanks to the warning.

She is safe and no pets were inside.

Fire crews said the blaze appears to have started in the garage.

Authorities estimate about $150,000 in damage.