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Firefighter injured in South LA building fire

A Los Angeles city firefighter was injured while battling an early morning blaze on the 8100 block of South Mariposa Avenue in South Los Angeles Saturday, May 21, 2011.

May 21, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Los Angeles city firefighter was injured while battling an early morning blaze in South Los Angeles Saturday.

The fire broke out on the 8100 block of South Mariposa Avenue at about 12:45 a.m.

There was no word on how the firefighter was injured, but the injuries were said to be non life-threatening.

That firefighter was one of 39 who responded to the blaze.

It took crews about 20 minutes to put the fire out.


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