Firefighters Injured in Blaze at Sherman Oaks House

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s