WHITE SWAN, Wash. -

A 71-year-old woman who was injured in a house fire Tuesday at White Swan died at a Seattle hospital.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Linda Hart and her sister suffered burns escaping from the house.

They were taken to Harborview Medical Center where the sister, Cheryl Hart, is in satisfactory condition.

The deputy chief with Yakima County Fire District 5, Kevin Frazier, says the women reported discovering smoke coming from behind a couch, and the fire flared up when they tried to move the couch.