Firefighters Extinguish Fire at Apartment Building in West Hollywood; 2 People Rescued

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Firefighters on Saturday night extinguished a fire that broke out at a two-story apartment building in West Hollywood, authorities said.

Firefighters knocked down a fire at an apartment building in West Hollywood on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. (Credit: Steve Kuzj/KTLA)

Firefighters knocked down a fire at an apartment building in West Hollywood on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. (Credit: Steve Kuzj/KTLA)

The blaze was reported at 7:24 p.m. in the 7500 block of West Norton Avenue (map), according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Firefighters arrived to find a second-floor unit well-involved in flames, and knocked down the fire within about 25 minutes, a department spokesperson said.

Two people were rescued and transported to a hospital, the spokesperson said. Their conditions were not immediately known.

The Fire Department initially said the building was eight-stories tall, based on information given by a caller who reported the incident, according to officials.

The cause of the blaze was under investigation.