Investigation underway after house catches fire in Norfolk

13News Now has the story.

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A home caught fire just before midnight on Dec. 13.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue told 13News Now the fire happened in the 1700 block of Canton Ave. 

Upon arrival, first responders found an elderly male resident on the floor near the door. He was treated on scene then taken to a local hospital. The man was conscious and talking to rescuers, according to officials. 

Crews searched the home and didn't find anyone else inside.

The fire is still under investigation. 

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