Three Hospitalized, Fireman Hurt After Blaze Guts Home in Westmont

Three people were hospitalized and a firefighter injured after fire broke out at a home in Westmont.

It took around 25 minutes to extinguish the blaze at a single story house at the junction of 111th Street and Budlong Avenue, which broke out around 2:01 a.m. Tuesday, a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman said.

Three people suffered smoke inhalation, and had to be taken to the hospital for treatment. A fireman also suffered a small second degree burn. In total 13 people were displaced by the fire.

An investigation is underway to discover the cause of the blaze.

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