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Man injured in Highland house fire

Updated: July 16, 2013 6:16AM



A Highland man was injured in a Thursday afternoon house fire that wafted smoke onto Ridge Road.

Highland firefighters were dispatched at 12:49 p.m. to the home in the 3100 block of Highway Avenue.

Chief Bill Timmer said a man was home at the time and sustained injuries. He was transported to a nearby hospital, but Timmer did not have any information on his condition.

Timmer said the blaze consumed the entire house, and firefighters struck the scene around 2:20 p.m. Timmer said firefighters from Griffith, Munster and Schererville were also on the scene.

Timmer said investigators had not yet determined the cause of the fire.



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