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Man dies at hospital after being rescued from burning home in Kansas City


KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Authorities say a man rescued by firefighters from a burning home in Kansas City has died at a hospital.

A fire department spokesman says the Wednesday night fire started in a back bedroom, but the cause remains under investigation.

The man was found near the living room. The Kansas City Star reports he was taken by ambulance to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.

His identity hasn't been released.

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