One man was sent to hospital with moderate burns after a house fire in Wallaceburg last night.
Firefighters from Wallaceburg and Station #2 in Chatham fought the blaze for several hours at 119 Duke Street. Assistant Fire Chief Ric Scharf said the cause of the fire was a cooking accident.
The owner of house was the only person in the home at the time and was taken to C-K Health Alliance Sydenham Campus.
The Chatham-Kent Fire Department is advising residents to have a smoke alarm on every floor, including outside all sleeping areas and to practice an escape plan that includes two ways out of every room.