The man was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

MT. PLEASANT TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A man was rescued from a fire in his home in Mt. Pleasant Township early Tuesday morning.

The man was trapped on the second floor of his home along Burgettstown Road.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Brian Smithmyer)

He was rescued with a ladder and then transported to a hospital in Pittsburgh.

The fire started in the kitchen. No one else was in the house at the time.