House fire in Haxby
8:29am 7th April 2010
An investigation's been launched into the cause of a house fire in Haxby yesterday afternoon.
Just after 4:30pm firefighters were alerted to the property on Station Road at the junction with Usher Lane.
A man in his late 60s was rushed to hospital with burns to his hands and with smoke inhalation.
Staff from Transco were also called to the scene because of reports of a smell of gas.
Properties close-by were evacuated for over an hour.
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