Detroit house fire leaves man in critical condition

Victim is an elderly man

Published On: Jan 13 2013 10:48:23 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 13 2013 01:59:44 PM EST

A house fire on Detroit's west side has left a man in critical condition.

The fire started Sunday morning at a home on the 19000 block of Ilene Street near Outer Drive.  Crews at the scene told Local 4 the elderly victim was conscious when he was transported to a hospital.

The fire appears to have started in a bedroom in the back of the home, according to fire crews.