A two-alarm fire damaged two houses and a garage in North Long Beach and injured two firefighters Saturday, authorities said.
It was reported just before 2:00PM near the intersection of Elm Avenue and 59th Street, Long Beach Fire Department Capt. Matt Dobberpuhl said. The flames were out at 3:09PM.
Forty firefighters were called to put out the blaze, Dobberpuhl said.
Two firefighters suffered minor injuries and were taken to a hospital for evaluation, Long Beach City Councilman Rex Richardson said.
The cause of the blaze was under investigation.
At 1:57 pm, multiple units responded to 2nd alarm fire on the 300 block of Elm and 59th Street. 2 single-family dwellings and garage were involved. Fire was knocked down at 3:09 pm. No occupants were injured, 2 firefighters were transported for evaluation #YourLBFD pic.twitter.com/8uZPlznfPX
— Long Beach Fire (CA) (@lbfd) May 6, 2018
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