(Eastlake, Ohio)- An Eastlake woman was rescued from a fire that severely damaged her home in the 36600 block of Lake Shore Boulevard Friday evening.

Florence Pistininzi was helped from her hospital bed in the living room by her two grandchildren, ages nine and thirteen.

Fire crews from Eastlake and surrounding communities battled the flames from about 6:45pm until 7:49pm.

Neighbors safely rescued her pet dogs.  No one was injured.

Mrs. Pistininzi told reporters she had lived in the home for 37 years.

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