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South LA resident injured after house fire

A South Los Angeles man was rushed to the hospital after his house caught fire early Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011.

November 5, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A South Los Angeles man was rushed to the hospital after his house caught fire early Saturday morning.

The man was treated for smoke inhalation and was said to be recovering.

The fire broke out on the 300 block of East Colden Avenue at about 3 a.m.

Firefighters said flames had filled the house by the time they arrived on scene.

The man who lives there was able to get out on his own, but the home was destroyed.

There was no word on what started the fire.