Harrison County

Biloxi firefighters rescue man from burning home

By WESLEY MULLER

wmuller@sunherald.com

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BILOXI -- Firefighters pulled an unconscious man from a burning home on Todd Cove Saturday night.

The Biloxi Fire Department responded to the blaze at 7 p.m. and arrived to find flames and smoke coming from a duplex, Fire Chief Steve Strickland said.

The first crew to arrive on scene entered the burning home and found an unresponsive man lying on the floor of one of the rooms. The firefighters carried the victim out of the home and had him transported to Merit Health in Biloxi.

Strickland said the man suffered burns and smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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