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Man hospitalized after fire in Fort Lauderdale

Cause of fire under investigation

A man was burned trying to put out this fire at a Fort Lauderdale home.
A man was burned trying to put out this fire at a Fort Lauderdale home. (Fort Lauderdale Fire Department)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A man was taken to the hospital after a fire broke out early Wednesday morning at a home in Fort Lauderdale.

According to the Fort Lauderdale Fire Department, firefighters were called to the scene at 1800 NE Seventh St. about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. They found the man had been burned trying to put the flames out with a hose. 

The fire was extinguished, but its cause is still under investigation. 

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