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Firefighters pull man from burning home in St. Nicholas neigborhood

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was burned in a house fire Friday afternoon in the St. Nicholas neighborhood and was hospitalized in critical condition, according to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.

According to Fire and Rescue, the man was pulled from the home during the rescue.

A firefighter at the scene told News4Jax a woman who was in the home on Palmer Terrace was treated for smoke inhalation. The man was said to have burns to about 15% of his body.

The man and woman were not identified. It's unclear what caused the fire.

The state fire marshal is investigating.


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