Man burned while escaping Bethalto home fire overnight - KMOV.com

Man burned while escaping Bethalto home fire overnight

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Firefighters were called to a blaze in Bethalto overnight (Credit: KMOV) Firefighters were called to a blaze in Bethalto overnight (Credit: KMOV)

BETHALTO, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A man was burned while trying to escape a house fire in Bethalto overnight.

The man’s wife told News 4 her husband suffered burns to his head and face while trying to escape through the back door of their home in the 400 block of Park Drive around 1 a.m. The man’s condition has not been released.

A News 4 photographer on the scene noted the house sustained extensive damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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