Passerby helps rescue woman from her burning home

A woman was rescued from her Fort Madison home Saturday morning while it was on fire, only it wasn't from a firefighter.

Samantha Allsup said she and her brother's girlfriend were driving through Fort Madison Saturday morning and noticed smoke in the air. Allsup said they noticed the house at 1216 37th Street in Fort Madison was on fire.

She said when she opened the door, she saw an elderly women standing there and she helped her out of the house.

Fire crews from the Fort Madison Fire Department are working to clean up the area of the fire.

KHQA's Ryan Delk will have more details for you as information becomes available.