Man critical after pulled from burning home

Man critical after pulled from burning home

Man critical after pulled from burning home

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by Christina O'Haver

azfamily.com

Posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:31 PM

Updated Monday, Feb 24 at 10:01 AM

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PEORIA, Ariz. -- A man was taken to a hospital in critical condition after firefighters pulled him from a burning home Friday morning, according to the Peoria Fire Department.

When firefighters responded to a report of a house fire near 91st Avenue and Beardsley Road, they saw heavy smoke coming from a townhouse.

They entered the townhouse and found flames in a room.

Firefighters rescued a male occupant, who was in full cardiac arrest, according to the fire department. He was revived by fire paramedics and transported to a hospital.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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