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Man suffers burns to the head after morning fire

Man suffers burns to the head after morning fire

TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA)Tampa firefighters are looking into what caused a house fire this morning.

According to the fire department, it happened just after 11 a.m. on the 3500 block of 12th Avenue.

When firefighters arrived, they said they found a house showing heavy smoke and fire coming from the roof.

Firefighters said one patient was found outside of the house prior to fire crews’ arrival. They said that man was suffering burns to the head, but were minor. However, they said the patient was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment. 

Firefighters said the home suffered significant damages due to smoke and fire. 

Photo provided by the Tampa Fire Department.

 

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