Raw video: Firefighters rescue man from burning home in Whitehall, Pennsylvania.

Newsworking's Bill Rohrer was on the scene yesterday evening as firefighters from Whitehall, Pennsylvania removed a man from his burning home. WFMZ-TV reports the man is hospitalized but has no word on his condition. Below is Bill's description of the fire:

At 18:10 Lehigh County 911 center received a call reporting a kitchen fire at 4418 Thebes Turn and that her husband ran back inside to get the dogs but never came back out.

Whitehall engines 4, 14, 5, Ladder 6 and Rescue 8 responded. Engine 4 arrives and has a one-story S/F/D with heavy smoke showing. Fire was venting out of the rear kitchen window. One line was stretched and the fire was quickly darkened down.

Crews from 4 and 5 conducted a primary search and came up with one male and removed him out the front door. It took a few minutes for the EMS unit to arrive.

The fire was quickly brought under control and the victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Ladder 6 was under-staffed, so engine 1 responded with it to provide proper manning of the truck.

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