Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a home in Libertad Village, Corozal District which landed the homeowner in the hospital. According to police, on Wednesday, 39-year-old Nolberto Hical arrived home around two o’clock in the afternoon and moments later, smoke was seen coming from inside his house. Neighbors moved quickly to assist but Hical’s front door was locked. Shortly after, he opened the door and collapsed. He was taken to the Corozal Community Hospital in a semi-conscious state. The fire completely destroyed the wooden house and authorities still have not ascertained its value.