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South Memphis home heavily damaged by fire

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A South Memphis man is homeless after an overnight fire heavily damaged his home.

The fire broke out just before 3:30 a.m. Friday in the 1600 block of Florida St. south of South Parkway.

Firefighters say the man who lived in the home was able to get out on his own before they arrived.

He was treated on the scene for minor smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.