Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services firefighters responded to a reported structure fire the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 4 in Port Colborne.
Once on scene, firefighters found the front half of a house on Barrick Rd. engulfed in flames.
The lone homeowner had escaped out the front door, with the assistance of neighbours, before flames came through the door. He was taken to hospital by Niagara EMS paramedics to be treated for some burns.
Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire from the outside and attacked it inside the residence.