1 dead, 1 injured after fire engulfs Woodland Hills condo

One person died and another suffered burn injuries after a fire engulfed a condominium unit in Woodland Hills.

Firefighters were called to the 21600 block of Burbank Boulevard around 9:40 p.m. Saturday night where they discovered one unit on the second floor of the complex “well involved” in fire, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said.

Firefighters discovered an adult male suffering from burn injuries and transported the patient to a hospital, Humphrey said. Minutes later, they discovered a second person inside the burning apartment “without vital signs of life,” Humphrey said.

The gender and age of the second victim were not immediately clear, Humphrey said. He also said he did not know the condition of the burn victim.

The fire was knocked down around 10 p.m, though Humphrey said firefighters “cannot see their hands in front of them – it’s just that smoky.”

No additional details were immediately available.

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