Man hospitalized after fire at Bethesda townhome

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BETHESDA, Md. - Emergency crews rushed a man to the hospital after fire tore through his townhome.

The fire happened on Brewer House Road around 1:30 a.m. Friday.

Investigators say an electrical problem on the 1st floor caused the fire.

The 75-year-old victim was said to have suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns while trying to put out the fire before help arrived.