Firefighters were called to 1045 West 24th street just before seven o'clock this evening.
According to Deputy Chief Mke Fahey fire was coming out of the first floor living room and smoke was pouring from the house when they got there.
A man believed to be the only occupant was taken to the hospital...
Fahey says the man suffered smoke inhalation and burns to his hands but was conscious and walking around at the scene.
No word yet on the cause.
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