SHREVEPORT, Louisiana — Authorities say a retired state trooper has rescued a Shreveport man who had been injured in a fire that destroyed his house.
Firefighters tell KSLA-TV (http://bit.ly/1xi07cR ) the blaze was reported around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday in north Shreveport.
Firefighters arrived to find the home engulfed in flames.
Firefighters did not release the injured man's name but say a retired state trooper pulled him from the burning house.
The man's injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.
Chief Safety Officer Scott Wolverton says the fire appeared to start in the kitchen but its cause remains under investigation.
The house was declared a total loss.
Information from: KSLA-TV, http://ksla.com
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