INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A man was taken the hospital following an early morning house fire in Independence.

Just before 3 a.m., fire crews were called to the 3300 block of S Willis Avenue and found light smoke showing from the home.

Independence firefighters found the man inside the home and began advanced life support as well as fire suppression.

AMR took the man to the hospital with moderate injuries.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

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