ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A south St. Louis man was transported to the hospital on Friday after he attempted to put out a fire in his home.
Authorities said the fire started on a stove inside the victim's home in the 3900 block of Meramec Street around 2 a.m.
According to reports, the victim burnt himself while trying to put the fire out.
He was transported to the hospital for treatment. His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.
Fire crews responded to the scene extinguished the fire quickly.
No other injuries were reported.