Monday, June 12, 2023 at 3:36 am
Houston, Texas (KTRK) – A man is in critical condition after surviving a home fire in southeast Houston on Sunday afternoon, officials said.
The fire reportedly occurred Sunday at 3599 Mcllhenny Street near Lucinda Street.
Houston fire officials and neighbors at the scene confirmed a man was trapped inside.
Neighbors in the area spoke to ABC13 and said they smelled smoke and tried to save the man by smashing a window and kicking in the door, but were unsuccessful.
Neighbors said the man trapped inside became disoriented and passed out.
When the HFD arrived, a firefighter, wearing no equipment, noticed the man on a bed and jumped through a window and pulled him through.
As of Sunday evening, the man was listed as in critical but stable condition.
It was not clear at this time what caused the fire.
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