A man had to be flown via Life Flight to St. Vin­cent Med­ical Cen­ter in Toledo fol­low­ing a house fire Tues­day after­noon.

The Bryan Times reports that fire fight­ers were called out to a house fire at the home of Jerry Zim­mer­man on County Road 26–2 around 1:15 yes­ter­day after­noon.

Zim­mer­man was inside the home, sleep­ing when the fire began.

He woke up and tried to put out the blaze, but was burned on his hands and feet.

Dam­age to the home is esti­mated at around $50,000. No other injuries were reported.

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