Family of 5 escapes apartment fire in La Puente

LA PUENTE, Calif.

When the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded, they found one unit on fire.

Firefighters said the family inside had to escape out of a second story window.

The fire was knocked down around 3:30 a.m.

The family, including three small children, was taken to an area hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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