Man rescued from house fire; cause under investigation

Man rescued from house fire; cause under investigation
E. 79th St. house fire leaves one man in critical condition. (Source: Cody Jennings)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Crews with the Shreveport Fire Department remain on scene following a house fire on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

The call came in at 6:45 a.m. Crews were dispatched to the 400 block of E. 79th Street. That’s in the Cedar Grove neighborhood.

According to crews on the scene, a 50-year-old man was rescued by firefighters. He was sent to a Shreveport hospital for treatment. He is listed as being in critical condition.

The fire was under control within 20 minutes.

The cause remains under investigation.

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