8 Apr 2016

Man injured escaping Southland house fire

10:29 am on 8 April 2016

A man suffered burns escaping from a house fire in Southland.

Fire crews were called to the blaze near Wyndham about 2am.

They say the man managed to get out before firefighters arrived and had burns to his feet and shoulder.

It took fire crews about two hours to get the fire under control. The house has been extensively damaged.