Westport man hospitalized for burns following Riverside Avenue house fire

A house fire on Riverside Avenue leads to a Westport man being hospitalized for burns.
Fire officials say flames broke out on Sunday at approximately 3:30 p.m.
Upon the arrival of fire crews, smoke and flames were observed emanating from the home.
Firefighters promptly extinguished the fire.
The man inside the house suffered burns to his hands while attempting to extinguish the fire before firefighters arrived.
There is no information available regarding his current condition or the severity of the burns.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.