Man injured in Madison County house fire

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is hospitalized following a house fire on Christmas day in Madison County.

According to the Waco Fire Department, heavy smoke and fire were coming from the roof of the home on College Hill Road when they arrived around 8:45 p.m.

Firefighters say the homeowner was taken to the University of Kentucky hospital with burns to his head, chest, arms and hands.

They also say one firefighter was treated on scene for heat exhaustion.

There is no word yet on the cause of the fire.

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