Man airlifted to hospital after being burned in Newport News house fire

Posted at 3:59 PM, Jun 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-14 19:39:01-04

Newport News Fire crews responded to residential fire in the 1200 block of 28th street on Friday afternoon just before 2:30 p.m.

The fire began in the kitchen of the home and was determined to be accidental. It was out by the time crews arrived.

One adult male in his early 20s suffered significant burns to 10% to 15% of his body and was airlifted to Norfolk General Hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

The home had minor damage from the fire. There were no operable smoke detectors in the house at the time of the fire.