Man and Woman Injured in House Fire in South LA

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A 20-year-old woman is in grave condition and a 55-year-old man suffered non-life threatening burn injuries from a house fire Sunday morning in the Vermont Square community of Los Angeles.

Firefighters dispatched at 1:18 a.m. to 730 W. 52nd Place had the fire out within 24 minutes of their arrival, said Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

"A rescue operation was performed and a 20-year-old female was pulled from the structure," Stewart said. "Life saving measures were immediately initiated and the patient was transported in grave condition."

A 55-year-old man was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening burn injuries, she said.

A cause of the fire was under investigation.

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