(Richmond, IN)--There was a house fire in Richmond Tuesday morning. Firefighters were called to an area near South 11th and B at around 5:30 Tuesday morning. By 6 a.m., firefighters appeared to have gotten the flames knocked down. According to a battalion chief, one man was on the roof of a home but was able to escape with the help of an RPD officer. The victim was taken to Reid Health. His identity and the extent of his injuries has not been released. Other nearby structures had reportedly become involved, although it did not appear at the scene that there was any significant involvement. Investigators will be on the scene Tuesday looking for a cause.