Chattanooga firefighters battled a house fire at 5454 Hixson Pike around 9:30 Tuesday morning.

Fire investigator tell Channel 3 that smoke and flames were visible toward the back of the structure when the firefighters arrived.

The fire was located in a back bedroom and the firefighters were able to contain the fire damage to that room. The rest of the house sustained smoke and water damage.

Fire Chief Eldridge tells Channel 3 a man was found sitting in a pickup truck in the front driveway and appeared to be unresponsive.

Hamilton County EMS transported the man to Erlanger Medical Center.

Investigators tell Channel 3, the house is being used as a residence and a business.

A sign in front of the house says “Psychic Reader.”

The cause of the fire is under investigation.