Injured Firefighter Transported to Hospital Due to Massive Fire in Compton

Key News Editor

One injured firefighter was transported to a local hospital from location of fire at H&H Pallets on East Weber Ave.

Compton: A fire was reported around 4:45 a.m. Friday, Feb.26, near Santa Fe and Weber Avenues that quickly sent up a huge plume of black smoke that could be seen for miles. A firefighter requested help and an ambulance at the scene around 12:52 p.m at H&H Pallets located at 538 East Weber Avenue. He was seen walking over to a Downey Fire Engine, sat down, removed his gear and used an ice pack on his knee. He was later transported by ambulance 1711 to a nearby hospital. His conditions is unknown. Compton, Long Beach and Los Angeles County fire departments were all at the location working to contain the flames.

Oscar Sol Photojournalist, Key News Network

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