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Elderly Man Trapped in House Fire

A 90 year-old man is in the hospital this morning after a fire tore through a Bradford County home.

Elderly Man Trapped in House Fire

WELLSBORO (WENY)-- A 90 year-old man is in the hospital this morning after a fire tore through a Tioga County home.

Pennsylvania Police tell us the fire broke out just after 3:30 Tuesday afternoon on reese Hill Road in Wellsboro.

They say Leon Curtis, 90, was trapped inside that home and rescued by neighbors.

He was air-lifted to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester for severe burns.

The fire caused extensive damage to the rear section of the house. No one else was home at the time.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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