Video: Fatal Fire in South Los Angeles, California

More information on this fire at the LAFD Blog

Fire on 2/8/2014. Video by: firelensman. Video info: 2014 / L.A. Firefighters were dispatched to the 200 block of East 47th Place reported a single story, single family dwelling with heavy smoke showing. Firefighters forced entry through iron bars on the doors and windows and attacked the fire with interior hose-lines. Firefighters located a missing elderly women and quickly transported her via paramedics to a local area hospital were she was pronounced. A live-in caregiver managed to escape the fire. The fire was knocked down in twenty minutes. The cause of the deadly late night blaze was reported to be a result of a floor heater. -MNR-

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