Firefighters say pregnant woman burned in house fire

A pregnant woman was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after a fire at her home on California Drive in Florence, according to the West Florence Fire Department.

Officials say the woman was cooking when a pot on the stove caught fire. They say she tried to carry it outside, but dropped it, causing burns to her lower body.

The extent of her burns has not been released or how far along she is in her pregnancy.

Firefighters say there was some minor damage to the kitchen at the home.