Woman set on fire while sleeping outside of strip center in SW Houston

A woman is recovering after she says she was set on fire while sleeping on a sidewalk in southwest Houston.

Officers responded the scene near S. Kirkwood and High Star around 11 p.m. Tuesday. They found a woman who was burned.

The woman told police she was sleeping on the sidewalk outside of a strip center when someone sent her on fire.

She was taken to the hospital with serious burns but is expected to survive.

Investigators are reviewing surveillance video.