Firefighters responded to the home on the 16500 block of East Asbury that was engulfed in heavy smoke.
Both the resident and a firefighter were transported to a local hospital with minor burns, according to Captain Allen Robnett with the Aurora Fire Department.
Crews continue to fight the blaze which has caused significant damage to the home.
The cause of the fire is unknown.
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