Resident hospitalized after 3-alarm house fire near Lake Arlington

The Arlington Fire Department responded to a house fire at a home in the 6000 block of Englishoak Drive this afternoon at 3:39PM.

Heavy smoke was showing from the two-story house upon firefighters’ arrival.

Due to the heat, the fire quickly escalated to a 2nd alarm. A 3rd alarm was called as well, bringing in more manpower to assist with operations.

All residents were out of the home when firefighters arrived on scene. One resident, a man in his 80’s, was transported to a local hospital due to smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.