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Two LAPD officers injured in deadly Panorama City apartment fire

Two Los Angeles police officers were injured after a fire Monday morning ripped through a Panorama City apartment where firefighters found a body, an LAPD spokesperson said.

The police officers were treated at a local hospital for smoke inhalation and released shortly after, according to Officer Drake Madison of the Los Angeles Police Department. A 14-year-old boy was also injured in the fire, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott said.

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No information has been released on the deceased individual, Scott said.

Firefighters responded to the blaze in the 8800 block of Tobias Avenue at 8:39 a.m. Firefighters saw smoke coming from the second floor of the 52-year-old apartment building. Thirty-nine firefighters were at the scene and controlled the flames in 14 minutes, Scott said.

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