DETROIT - A man is in critical condition after being rescued from a house fire early Tuesday morning on Detroit's east side.
Firefighters pulled the man from the flames in the 4000 block of Ashley when the fire started around 2 a.m.
Firefighters called for an EMS unit, and waited nearly 20 minutes for it to come. Eventually, the firefighters themselves then transported the victim to a hospital.
A source has identified the victim as Dennis Girardin.
A second victim was also taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Arson investigators are on the scene.