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6 units damaged in apartment fire near UCLA; 1 hospitalized

Six units were damaged and one person was hospitalized Saturday after a fire broke out at a five-story apartment building near UCLA, officials said. The blaze began just before 8:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Wilshire Manor Apartments, a 46-unit apartment building in the 10600 block of Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said. About 130 firefighters put out the fire shortly before 9:30. To accommodate more than a dozen fire trucks, officials shut down Wilshire Boulevard in both directions between Manning and Westholme avenues. One woman was transported to a hospital in fair condition and is being treated for smoke inhalation,...