On 01/09/16 at approx. 5:18a.m. the Rehoboth Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to #100 Salisbury Street in Rehoboth for the report of structure fire. It was reported to the Rehoboth Police that the single family residence was on fire and that a female occupant was able to escape the fire and make it to the home of a nearby relative. The caller further reported that the victim was “completely burned”. Officers Craig Warish and Douglas Brown arrived on scene within two minutes and confirmed the living room area of the home was engulfed in fire and a heavy smoke condition was present. The Officers were able to safely knock down the fire using portable fire extinguishers. Officers were able to quickly determine there were no other occupants inside the home and render medical aid to the 43 year old female victim until the ambulance arrived. Members of the Rehoboth Fire Department were able to fully extinguished the fire and conduct over-haul operations in the home. Upon initial investigation it was determined that the fire was isolated to the living room area of the home. The cause and origin of the fire remains under investigation by members of the Rehoboth Fire and Police Departments along with the Massachusetts State Fire Marshals Office and the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit. The victim was transported to the RI Hospital for treatment for her injuries, at the time of this release her condition was listed as critical.