One injured in house fire in Delray Beach Saturday night

One man escapes house before help arrives

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - Two elderly men were taken to a local hospital after surviving a house fire, said Captain Kevin Saxton, spokesman for Delray Beach Fire Rescue.

One man managed to escape the burning home before help arrived, while the other victim was removed from the house by rescue crews. He's in critical condition, said Saxton.

The house fire happened around 7:35 p.m.  in the 1100 block of Cactus Terrace, Saxton said.

The fire reportedly started in the kitchen, but the cause of the fire is under investigation, Saxton said.

Additional information is not available at this time.

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