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2 LAFD firefighters injured in condominium fire in Chatsworth

Two Los Angeles firefighters were injured Tuesday while tackling a blaze that ripped through four condominiums in Chatsworth.

The firefighters suffered non-life-threatening injures as they battled the wind-driven fire, according to Brian Humphrey, spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The blaze started just after 4:50 p.m. inside a condominium in the 22000 block of James Alan Circle, he said. Flames quickly spread to adjoining condominiums.

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It took 122 firefighters 81 minutes to extinguish the blaze. One person was evaluated for exposure to smoke.

Authorities think a propane gas tank for a barbecue grill probably leaked and sparked the blaze on a condominium patio, according to fire department Capt. Erik Scott.

The American Red Cross was assisting the four families who lost their homes.

veronica.rocha@latimes.com

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