(KMOV.com) – Officials said a man was still in the basement after a fire broke out at a home in Alton early Wednesday morning.
Firefighters said crews arrived to a home in the 3800 block of Western around 3:30 a.m. and found smoke flowing from the home.
Fire crews found a man in the basement and got him out of the house. He was transported to the hospital.
Crews at the scene said the victim had burns but was breathing. His exact condition was unknown.
The cause of the fire was unknown.