A man was taken to a local hospital with “significant” burns after multiple people reported a vehicle on fire near Bixby Knolls on Wednesday night, authorities said.
Firefighters arrived on the scene on the 4700 block of Cherry Avenue just after 5:10 p.m., Long Beach Fire Department spokesman Brian Fisk said.
The firefighters quickly extinguished the flames and transported the man to a local hospital with burns to his face and torso at about 5:30 p.m.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, Fisk said. It is unclear where the man was sitting inside the vehicle.
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