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Man hospitalized after house fire near 75th Avenue and Lower Buckeye

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Posted at 11:57 AM, Nov 28, 2021

PHOENIX — Phoenix Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that left a man hurt in West Phoenix.

At about 4 a.m. Sunday, firefighters were called to a home on Whyman Avenue, near Lower Buckeye Road and 75th Avenue, for reports of a fire.

When crews arrived they found a medium-sized house with flames shooting from the back of the structure.

Firefighters quickly secured a water supply and established command for the blaze.

Man hospitalized after house fire near 75th Avenue and Lower Buckeye

Courtesy of Jeffrey Guebara

They extended hoselines to the location of the fire and sent a ladder crew to the roof for vertical ventilation.

While searching the house a man was rescued from inside. He was experiencing difficulty breathing after suffering from smoke inhalation. He was taken by paramedics to a hospital for further treatment. He was transported in stable condition, according to Phoenix Fire.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of this fire. No other injuries were reported.