Westport Man Injured in Weekend House Fire
WESTPORT – A Westport man was injured in a fire at his home over the weekend.
Westport Fire officials say the fire was reported early Saturday morning at a one-story home on Old Harbor Road. They found heavy fire and smoke pouring from the home upon their arrival.
A lack of hydrants and cold temperatures posed significant challenges to firefighters, but they were able to bring the fire under control after an hour.
The victim was transported to an area hospital to be treated for minor burns he received while trying to retrieve some of his belongings during the fire.