Man injured after jumping from burning home in Midlothian

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - One man is fighting for his life after a house fire in the Midlothian area.  The fire broke out at a home on Southernbelle Road around 8 a.m. Monday morning.

The fire is now considered under control, but one man was taken to the hospital.  Fire officials say he had to jump out of a window and suffered cuts to his arms and legs and severe smoke inhalation.

Fire crews remain on the scene right now as investigators look into what caused the fire.

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