WEEHAWKEN - A man in his mid-60s is in critical condition following a house fire.

The fire broke out Tuesday around 5:30 a.m. on Oak Street in Weehawken.

Fire departments from several nearby towns were called in to help fight the blaze.

The home next door was also heavily damaged. Investigators believe the fire began on the first floor of the house.

The man was taken to Jersey City Medical Center to be treated for his injuries.