UPDATE: Man jumps from second floor window to escape house fire

SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) - Fire investigators are looking into what started a fire early Thursday morning in the 200 block of Grumbach Avenue in Syracuse.

Lieutenant Brian Sheerin, a Syracuse fire investigator, says a man jumped from a second floor window to escape the fire, and was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

Two tenants, a man and a woman, living on the first floor of the home, were also taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

Their names and conditions have not been released.

The fire is believed to have started in a rear stairwell, and spread to the second floor.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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