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Firefighter injured while battling house fire

May 24, 2010 12:48:26 AM PDT
A firefighter was injured while battling a house fire in City Terrace on Sunday night. The fire destroyed the two-story home.Authorities said more than 100 firefighters responded to the fire in the 3500 block of Pomeroy Street at 9:57 a.m.

Firefighters described the home as having severe packrat conditions. It took firefighters about an hour and a half to declare a knockdown.

One firefighter was burned on his neck and taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown. No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.