North Long Beach Residential Fire Displaces Five, Injures One Tuesday Morning

A residential fire in North Long Beach left one person injured and a total of five people displaced from their home Tuesday morning, according to the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD).

Fire units were called to the 400 block of Sunset Street at 7:20AM regarding a fire at a one-story duplex that was contained to one bedroom, LBFD spokesman Mark Miller said.

“When the fire units got there, there was heavy flames coming out of the window of one bedroom,” he said.

The fire was extinguished by 7:30AM, with the majority of the damage confined to that bedroom.

One person suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Authorities did not say if the victim was male or female. A total of five people were displaced, and the American Red Cross provided the Long Beach residents with assistance.

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Stephanie Rivera is the immigration and diversity reporter for the Long Beach Post. Growing up as one of six kids in the working-class immigrant suburb of South Gate, she was taught the importance of civic engagement and to show compassion for others. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015. An avid Harry Potter fan, Stephanie now lives in Bixby Knolls with her boyfriend and their bearded dragon, Austin.
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