Crews: 1 person receives burns during house fire in Northwest Jacksonville

The fire started from a candle burning inside the bathroom. The home didn't have power.

At least one person has been hospitalized after a house fire broke out in Northwest Jacksonville Thursday night.

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department (JFRD) responded to the scene around 8:18 p.m. at the 9100 block of 2nd Ave.

Crews told First Coast News that the fire started inside the bathroom from a burning candle. They said the home didn't have power at the time.

During the fire, one man received second-to-third degree burns to the leg and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Crews are still on the scene as of 9 p.m.

Stay with First Coast News as this story develops.

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