Two Transported to Hospital After Pacoima Home Erupts in Flames

Early morning fire in Pacoima sends baby and one male to the hospital.

Pacoima, CA: At 5:01a.m., Dec. 21, 2019, Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a fully engulfed one-story, single family home in the 12000 block of W Wingo Street, with heavy fire on the porch/garage area. A neighbor tried to help extinguish the flames with a garden hose before firefighters arrived. 42 Firefighters extinguished the fire in 20 minutes, according to LAFD.

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Three occupants were home at the time and were evaluated for possible minor burns. A 20-year-old male was transported with minor burn injuries, and a four-month-old female, with no visible distress, was transported per protocol because of her age, according to LAFD.

LAFD Arson responded to investigate the fire per protocol when there are injuries due to a fire. No other injuries were reported.

Andrew Loera photos, Key News Network

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