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Girl 'hysterical' while trying to save family from Compton-area fire
Girl 'hysterical' while trying to save family from Compton-area fire

Neighbors of a Compton-area auto mechanic's shop that caught fire early Monday described a heart-wrenching scene of a young girl screaming and crying in the streets as she tried to get back into the burning building to save her family. "She was hysterical," said Michelle Lockhart, who lives across the street. "It hurt me so bad to see her out there." Four family members — a father and three children — were able to escape the two-alarm blaze that started at 2 a.m. inside an auto mechanic’s shop with a converted second-level loft in the 4300 block of East Compton Boulevard. Hours later, the smell of smoke lingered as a cadaver dog searched...

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