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Man burned when fire sparks in Reading home

By Jamie Peter, WFMZ.com Reporter, JPeter@wfmz.com
Published On: Jun 14 2013 11:01:34 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 15 2013 06:39:09 AM CDT

Reading Cotton Street fire

READING, Pa. -

A Reading man is hospitalized after 20-30 percent of his body was burned in a fire in his home, officials said.

The fire broke out around 10:20pm Friday in the 1300 block of Cotton Street in Reading.

Crews quickly contained the flames but not before it spread from the first floor to the second, officials said.

The man was the only person home at the time, officials said. 

There's no word on what started the blaze.