A Long Beach fireman received 2nd-degree burns fighting a house fire early Sunday morning on the 2400 block of Roswell Avenue, officials said.
Firefighters arriving about 6 a.m. found a single-story home engulfed in flames, according to a statement by the Long Beach Fire Department.
of the home and his dog were able to get out on their own and suffered
The injured firefighter suffered 2nd-degree burns to his ears, neck, and
knees, officials said. He was taken to Long Beach Memorial for evaluation
and then transferred to the USC Burn Center where he was treated and released.
The cause of the blaze was under investigation; a damage estimate was not immediately available.