Several People, Including Firefighters, Suffer Burns in L.A. High-Rise Fire — Sara Welch Reports

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Five residents were transported to hospitals for smoke exposure, and fire crews checked on others who reportedly failed to heed fire alarms, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Brian Humphrey.

A child who was among the five victims was in critical condition, Humphrey said.

Three firefighters were hospitalized with minor burns, officials said. Fire officials described a dangerous scenario.

Sara Welch reports from West Los Angeles for the KTLA News at 10 on Friday, Oct. 18.
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