**Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story contained incorrect information about the woman’s injuries after the FOX4 newsroom received conflicting information. The story has been updated to reflect the latest details**
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — A fire in Blue Springs early Monday morning left a 60-year-old woman in critical condition and law enforcement investigating for arson.
According to Chief Chip Portz with the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District, crews were called to the 700 block of 36th Terrace at about 2:40 a.m.
Upon arrival, they saw smoke and flames coming from a duplex.
Fire crews helped get the woman out of the home and she was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Another person was able to escape from that side of the building.
On the other side of the building, a family was able to exit uninjured.
Fire officials say the cause of the fire is suspicious. The state fire marshal and Blue Springs police are assisting in the investigation.
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