Woman is rescued from burning home

Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue personnel work to extinguish a fire that trapped a woman inside her Martinez home this afternoon.

A woman was taken to a hospital Tuesday after her rescue from the second floor of a burning Martinez home.

The fire broke out shortly after 2 p.m. in a home in the 200 block of Ashbrook Drive, off Oakley Pirkle Road.

Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue firefighters found the woman trapped upstairs when they arrived, and they broke out a window to rescue her by ladder.