Fire Injures Man, Destroys House

(BlackburnNews.com file photo)

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after a house fire in Otterville.

Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police say firefighters responded to the blaze south of Woodstock on Friday around 11pm.

A lone male occupant of the home was brought to a London hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

The value of the damage is unknown at this time, but the home was completely destroyed.

The Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office has been called into investigate the cause of the fire.

*with files from Lisa Brandt