Early Morning Apartment Fire Injures LB Firefighter

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Tentative Pension Reform AgreementOn Wednesday, May 22nd at approximately 06:30, Long Beach Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 2400 block of Pacific Ave.

The first fire companies on the scene found a two-story apartment building with heavy fire involvement. LBFD personnel made an aggressive interior fire attack , which kept fire damage to the apartment unit of origin. All occupants were accounted for and no injuries were reported. 

One firefighter was transported to the hospital after the incident for evaluation and treatment of a burn injury. Burns sustained were of a first and second degree nature. The firefighter is expected to make a full recovery.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, but under investigation.

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