Officers with the Miami-Dade Police Department were among the very first on scene of a fire in a dwelling in which a victim was suspected to still be inside.

According to, officers went into the burning dwelling and were soon joined by responding firefighters who had arrived at the scene.

The first responders were able to extricate a woman from the building through a window.

The unidentified woman—described by a relative only as the one person renting the home—was transported to a nearby hospital with undisclosed injuries.

At least one officer involved in the rescue was also hospitalized.