Woman rescued from partially collapsed house caused by fallen tree

SPOKANE, Wash. — Emergency crews rescued a woman trapped inside a partially collapsed house on the South Hill Wednesday morning.

Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer said the house, on 63rd Ave, was hit by a fallen tree.

The tree broke off the top and speared between a husband and wife who were in their bedroom.

The woman was pinned and had to be extricated. She was taken to the hospital for a crush injury and is expected to survive. Her son said she suffered an injury to her arm.