An Encinitas woman was rushed to the hospital with burn injuries Monday when she was caught in a house fire that threatened other homes.
Flames shot from the roof of a home on Landquist Drive east of El Camino Real and south of Encinitas Boulevard just before 12:30 a.m.
The home was damaged as well as the back fence and a patio cover.
Firefighters were able to rescue the woman’s cat. Some neighbors are now taking care of the animal.
The cause of the fire has not been determined.
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