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Fire breaks out in L.A. high-rise

A man trying to escape flames walks along a ledge after fire engulfs the sixth floor of a 25-story residential building in Los Angeles. Firefighters were able to rescue the man. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
The man straddles a window ledge during the Barrington Plaza fire. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
A man trying to escape the apartment complex fire eyes the six-story drop. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Residents are airlifted from the roof of the Barrington Plaza apartments by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Firefighters hoist a ladder to the man trapped on the outside of the structure. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Displaced residents reunite with friends and family at a temporary shelter after the Westside apartment complex fire. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles firefighters battle the blaze at the 25-story Barrington Plaza apartments. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Displaced residents are led to a temporary shelter after the Wednesday morning fire. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Friends and family reunite after the Barrington Plaza fire, which was under investigation by Los Angeles fire officials. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
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