Hero LAPD Officers Credited With Saving Life in House Fire - NBC Southern California

Hero LAPD Officers Credited With Saving Life in House Fire

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    Hero LAPD Officers From Sylmar Fire Speak

    Four LAPD patrol officers voluntarily responded to a fire and pulled a man from a burning house Tuesday night, risking their lives in the process. They spoke about the ordeal Wednesday. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018)

    Four Los Angeles Police Department officers are being hailed as heroes after they entered a burning home in Sylmar Tuesday night and rescued a trapped and unconscious victim.

    The fire was reported at 8:50 p.m. in the 13600 block of Brussels Avenue, according to Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

    The victim suffered critical smoke inhalation and was taken to a hospital, Humphrey said.

    The officers were taken to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation and were reported to be in stable condition, according to LAPD Officer Drake Madison.

    The victim had been reported to be trapped inside the home, but was outside when firefighters arrived, Humphrey said.

    Forty-one firefighters responded and knocked down the heavy flames in 26 minutes, Humphrey said.

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