The Richland County Fire Department responded to a house fire on Crossing Creek Road in Hopkins, Tuesday night. A man who was in the house was taken to the hospital, fire department spokesman Brick Lewis said.
When they arrived on scene after 710 pm, firefighters found smoke billowing from the eves. Fire was discovered in the rear of the structure, Lewis said.
The condition of the man taken to the hospital was not known. The cause of the fire and extent of damage remains under investigation.