Early morning house fire extinguished in Vestavia

VESTAVIA HILLS, AL (WBRC) - Vestavia firefighters have finished up at a house fire on Fargo Circle near Tyler Road in Vestavia. They got to the home around 3:45 a.m., it was fully engulfed.

Police officers say a man and his wife live in the home. The woman made it out on her own, but police had to rescue the man. He was rushed to a local hospital.

Officers say it appears the man may have been smoking in the bed.

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