CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - An elderly man remains in the hospital this morning with 3rd degree burns after his couch caught fire.
That blaze broke out just after 3 a.m. at a townhome on Corban near Ayers.
Investigators say the townhomes sprinkler system was able to put out the flames before firefigthers arrived. Residents were evacuated as a precaution due to heavy smoke.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
This is the same apartment complex where a 33-year old man was shot and killed late Sunday night.
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