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One hospitalized after early morning house fire in Raleigh

Posted November 27, 2014 7:47 a.m. EST
Updated November 27, 2014 1:16 p.m. EST

Fire damaged a house on South Saunders Street near Dorothea Drive shortly before 1 a.m. on Nov. 27.

— One person is in the hospital Thursday following a Raleigh house fire authorities are calling suspicious.

The blaze broke out shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday at a home on South Saunders Street near Dorothea Drive. Authorities say they found one man outside with burns on roughly 60 percent of his body.

His name and condition have not been released.

About 40 percent of the home was damaged in the fire, which tore through a storage room that extended into the back of the house.

Police are investigating.