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.
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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.