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Man Almost Dies Trying To Save His Cat From An Apartment Fire
A man was critically injured after he went into his burning Van Nuys apartment to save his pet cat on Sunday.
The fire was reported at 1:23 p.m. at a three-story apartment on the 8100 block of Langdon Avenue, according to CBS Los Angeles. The 50-year-old man had gotten out of his apartment safely, but then went back in to save his pet.
Firefighters had to rescue the man and rushed him to the hospital. He was in critical condition from smoke inhalation. His cat is reported to be doing fine and is being taken care of by the man's neighbors.
The blaze was knocked down in 16 minutes, according to City News Service. Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department said that the man was cooking when the fire started from a kitchen ventilation fan and spread through the apartment.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.