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Boyle Heights house fire: 2 in grave condition

Smoke rises from the scene of a house fire in Boyle Heights on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

January 10, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Two people were severely injured following a house fire that broke out in Boyle Heights on Thursday.

The victims, said to be a man and woman in their 60s, were in grave condition after they were pulled from the burning home located in the 3100 block of Malabar Street.

There was no word on the cause of the fire, which started just after 9 a.m. Fire officials say the home had no smoke alarms.

Two firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation. The blaze was doused in about 20 minutes.

City News Service contributed to this report.