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Man critically injured in Woodland Hills house fire

A man was in critical condition after being burned in a house fire in Woodland Hills early Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012.

January 12, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A man is in critical condition after being burned in a house fire early Thursday morning.

The incident happened around 3 a.m. in the 6500 block of Sheltondale Avenue in Woodland Hills.

Los Angeles city fire officials said the 53-year-old man suffered second-degree burns to 60 percent of his body.

Another man and two women were able to escape the burning home uninjured.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.