PAGEDALE, Mo. ( – An electrical fire at a Pagedale home grew rapidly after a 75-year-old woman threw water on it.

Firefighters told News 4 the fire in the 1400 block of Leroy was sparked by something electrical and grew when the homeowner threw water on it. The fire began around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The woman was able to get out of the home before fire crews arrived.

No injuries were reported.

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