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Firefighters rescue man from burning home

By Layron Livingston - bio | email

TYLER, TEXAS (KLTV) - Tony Gumber with the Tyler Fire Department tells us the first alarm came in at 4:35 a.m., Saturday.

Crews were dispatched to 3907 McDonald Road, near the UT Tyler campus.  Heavy smoke and fire was coming from the back of a duplex.

Neighbors reportedly told firefighters that there was a man still inside the home.

Firefighters searched and found the man inside one of the bedrooms.  The victim was taken to a nearby hospital.

We're told the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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