LB firefighter burned while battling fire

LONG BEACH The firefighter suffered burns to his neck and arms but is expected to survive.

The fire started just after 11 p.m. Wednesday at the Beverly Plaza Apartments on East Atherton Street. It completely destroyed a second-floor apartment.

The three students living in that apartment were in a neighboring residence when the fire started. They are now looking for a new place to live.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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