Woman, 79, Killed In Beverly Glen House Fire
The blaze broke out about 3:35 a.m. in a two-story home in the 2100 block of Basil Lane near Beverly Glen Boulevard. It was declared out about 4 a.m., Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
Scott said the deceased victim, a 79-year-old woman, was found in an upstairs master bedroom. Paramedics rushed a 50-year-old man to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The home, which is over 50 years old, had no smoke alarms, authorities said.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.
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