“During its investigation, the crew from Engine 1 located a small room and contents fire that was heavily charged with smoke and flames present,” Battalion Chief Tim Spencer said in a press release. “After immediately making entry, Captain Lenon of Engine 1 found an elderly male occupant on the floor of the room and quickly pulled the man to safety.”
The victim was transported to a local hospital. His condition at this time is unknown.
The preliminary estimate for damages has not been set. The cause of the fire is under investigation.