the republic logo

Woman, child critically injured in Long Beach apartment fire

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

LONG BEACH, California — Two people have been critically injured in an apartment fire in Long Beach.

Fire Department spokesman Jake Heflin tells City News Service the woman and her daughter were rescued early Thursday from a third-floor apartment where a fire broke out just after midnight.

About 50 firefighters put out the blaze, which remains under investigation.

Two other residents of the apartment were not home at the time.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.