A Delaware Street house fire sent one person to the hospital Monday night.

Firefighters arrived around 10:15 p.m. and observed flames coming from a front window. Firefighters discovered the owner of the home on the ground in the back yard after he had been overcome by smoke. He was treated by firefighters before being transported to the hospital by EMS.

The house and its contents received heavy fire and smoke damage estimated at $25,000. The fire has been ruled accidental.