Man, 87 critical after garage fire in Wilmington, Delaware

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Arriving firefighters were able to rescue the 87-year-old victim as smoke filled his 2-story home in Wilmington, Del. (WPVI)

An 87-year-old man is in critical condition after being rescued from a fire that started in the garage of his home in Wilmington, Delaware.

Flames started shooting from the home on the unit block of Belmont Drive after 10 p.m. Monday.

Arriving firefighters were able to rescue the victim as smoke filled the 2-story home.

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Watch Action Cam video of a garage fire in Wilmington, Del. that left an 87-year-old homeowner in critical condition.



Medics rushed him to Christiana Hospital, and he was later transferred to Crozer-Chester Medical Center in critical condition.

The Delaware State Fire Marshal has determined the blaze was caused by some kind of malfunction in the engine of a vehicle that was parked in the garage.

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An 87-year-old man is in critical condition after being rescued from a house fire in Wilmington, Delaware.



The fire caused more than $100,000 in damage.

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