HARRIS COUNTY -

Authorities are blaming a space heater for destroying a trailer in a northeast Harris County mobile home park.

It happened around 8 a.m. Tuesday in the 1600 block of Aldine Mail Road.

The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office says a woman in her 50s was sleeping in her travel trailer when the fire broke out.

Officials say the flames trapped the woman from getting to the door, but a neighbor saw the fire and was able to rescue the woman.

Officials say the woman was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital after suffering first- and second-degree burns.

Investigators say the small, plastic space heater caused the fire.