Elderly man hospitalized after being rescued from Suffolk house fire

Posted at 4:50 PM, Jan 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-01 22:48:39-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - One person is in the hospital after a house fire in the 100 block of Maple Street Tuesday.

The call came in at 4:16 p.m. and units with the Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue arrived on scene at 4:18 p.m to find heavy smoke coming from the home.

It was reported that the victim was trapped inside the home at the time of the fire. At 4:23 p.m., a firefighter pulled the victim out of the home.

The fire was marked under control at 4:56 p.m.

Authorities told News 3 the victim is an elderly man. They say the extent of his injuries are unknown.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

There is no further information.

This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

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