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Three hospitalized after water heater explosion in Sun Valley

Three people, including a Southern California Gas Co. employee, burned in water heater explosion

Three people, including a Southern California Gas Co. employee, remained hospitalized Wednesday night after being burned in an explosion that occurred when a tankless water heater was being installed at a Sun Valley business.

Authorities responded to a report of an explosion about 11:15 a.m. in the 8900 block of North Glenoaks Boulevard, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said.

The three suffered minor burns, said Joe D'Anna, a spokesman for Southern California Gas Co.

No other information was released.

It is unclear what caused the explosion.

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