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Firefighters Injured in Blaze at Sherman Oaks House

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. (KTLA) — Two members of the Los Angeles Fire Department were injured early Saturday morning while battling a house fire in Sherman Oaks.

The blaze was reported at about 12:14am in a single-family home located in the 4000 block of Sumac Drive, a winding hillside road off of Beverly Glen Boulevard.

One fire company became trapped inside the home, after firefighters rushed in to battle the flames, sources tell KTLA 5 News.

A fire captain was said to be unconscious when he was rescued and is now being treated in the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital.

The fire captain is in serious but stable condition, and one firefighter is in fair but stable condition.

According to neighbors, an elderly man lives in the house although it is unclear if he was home at the time of the fire.

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