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LA firefighter injured while battling Granada Hills blaze

A Los Angeles firefighter was injured while battling a blaze at a restaurant located in a strip mall at Balboa Boulevard and San Fernando Mission Road on Monday, April 18, 2011.

April 18, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Los Angeles firefighter was injured while battling a blaze at a Granada Hills strip mall on Monday.

The fire was centered at a Mexican restaurant at Balboa Boulevard and San Fernando Mission Road. Firefighters responded to the blaze at around 6 a.m. and knocked down the fire in 13 minutes.

The injured firefighter was battling the blaze from the roof when he hurt his knee. He was transported to an area hospital where he was listed in fair condition.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.