Firefighter Released From Burn Center

From Times Staff Reports

A Los Angeles firefighter injured while battling the fatal arson blaze at the Palomar Hotel in Hollywood was released Saturday from Grossman Burn Center, officials said.

Jeff Robles, 27, will continue outpatient treatment for his burns, said Larry Weinberg, a hospital spokesman.

Robles suffered second-degree burns to his face and third-degree burns to his left arm in the Aug. 16 fire. A second firefighter, Jared Bennett, 34, who suffered second-degree burns to an ear and third-degree burns on his legs, is expected to be released from Grossman on Monday or Tuesday.

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