3 injured in La Puente apartment fire

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Sunday, July 12, 2015
Firefighters clean up the area after knocking down an apartment fire in the 15400 block of East Francisquito Avenue in La Puente on Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Firefighters clean up the area after knocking down an apartment fire in the 15400 block of East Francisquito Avenue in La Puente on Sunday, July 12, 2015.
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LA PUENTE, Calif. (KABC) -- Three people were injured in a fire that broke out in a La Puente apartment complex early Sunday morning.

Around 1:20 a.m. authorities received a call regarding a fire in an apartment complex in the 15400 block of East Francisquito Avenue.

Firefighters were able to knock down the blaze by 1:45 a.m. A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy suffered minor injuries in the firefight.

A man and woman suffered severe burns and one unknown victim was in critical condition.

The cause of the fire is unknown, but arson investigators were called to the scene.