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Woman hospitalized after house fire in South Los Angeles

Woman hospitalized after house fire in South Los Angeles

A woman is in grave condition after firefighters rescued her from a blaze in a Vermont Square house Monday morning, authorities said.

The Los Angeles Fire Department received multiple calls of a fire in the 4100 block of Denker Avenue at 8:33 a.m. On their way to the house, firefighters received reports of a woman trapped inside, said LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey.

“They discovered the woman, she appeared lifeless, they pulled her out of a window on … to the arms of waiting rescuers, who found her to be pulseless and not breathing,” he said.

The woman, who is about 40, was transported to a hospital and was in grave condition as of 10 a.m., Humphrey said. “The odds are...

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