A stubborn, wind-aided fire that burned four condominium units and left three firefighters hurt was extinguished Tuesday in Chatsworth, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
The blaze broke out just before 5 p.m. inside a two-story condo at 22166 James Alan Circle, a 47-year-old wood frame and stucco building and was doused 81 minutes later, LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey said.
The fire quickly spread to three other units through a common attic the condos shared. Wind gusts of up to 30 miles per hour whipped the flames between the buildings, according to the fire department.
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The department dispatched 122 firefighters and one helicopter to the scene, Humphrey said.
Three firefighters were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, Humphrey said.