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Anne Arundel County firefighters pulled an elderly woman from a Hanover home that caught fire Saturday.

The woman, who is in her 70s, was taken to Baltimore Washington Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after she was rescued from a home in the 7600 block of Post Road shortly after 12:30 p.m., Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Firefighters found heavy smoke pouring from all windows the single story, single family home. They searched the home and found her unconscious.

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Officials said 82-year-old man and a firefighter were also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Forty-seven firefighters from Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Baltimore Washington International Airport and Fort Meade placed under control in about 45 minutes, officials said.

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The cause remains under investigation.

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