SFD: 1 injured in N. Shreveport house fire

SFD: 1 injured in N. Shreveport house fire
A viewer captured the house fire as she was driving by. (Submitted by Mae)
A viewer captured the house fire as she was driving by. (Submitted by Mae)
Another KSLA News 12 viewer captured Wednesday morning's flames. (Submitted by Christine DeMello)
Another KSLA News 12 viewer captured Wednesday morning's flames. (Submitted by Christine DeMello)
The call went out at 8:11 a.m. reporting the 1 story wood frame home in the 900 block of Lincoln Dr. just off of N. Market.
The call went out at 8:11 a.m. reporting the 1 story wood frame home in the 900 block of Lincoln Dr. just off of N. Market.
Fire crews are still on the scene.
Fire crews are still on the scene.
A 46-year-old man is recovering from first-degree burns.
A 46-year-old man is recovering from first-degree burns.

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - One person was injured in a North Shreveport house fire that took firefighters more than 30 minutes to get under control.

The call went out at 8:13 a.m. reporting the one story wood frame home in the 900 block of Lincoln Dr. just off of N. Market.

When firefighters arrived, they found the house engulfed in flames.

A 46-year-old man reportedly suffered first-degree burns. Fire officials say the man was pulled out of the flames by a retired state trooper.

Chief Safety Officer Scott Wolverton said the fire was under control at 9:02 a.m. Fire officials have deemed the home a total loss.

According to the investigator the fire originated in the kitchen area of the home, but the exact cause of ignition is still being investigated.

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