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Man inside home, gets minor burns when house caught fire

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WINNABOW, NC (WWAY) -- A Winnabow man is in the hospital after his house caught fire overnight with him inside.

Firefighters say the man was inside the home when the fire started, and has minor burns on his legs and neck from the flames.

The call came in just before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of Caison Loop Road in Winnabow.

A Winnabow volunteer firefighter tells us the burn victim went to the hospital after fire crews showed up.

They knocked the fire down quickly, saying flames started inside a room of the house.

Crews are investigating to find what started the fire, but say the cause appears to be accidental.

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