JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was hospitalized early Tuesday morning after a fire broke out at a home in the 1500 block of West 33rd Street in Northwest Jacksonville.
Jacksonville Fire-Rescue received a call at 7:45 a.m. stating the home's porch was on fire. Firefighters arrived on scene and extinguished it quickly.
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A man who lives at the home was taken to Shands Jacksonville Medical Center with breathing problems.
The fire started on a couch on the porch, according to JFRD. The cause of the fire was unknown.
The Red Cross was on scene to assist four other people that rent the home.