Blood Drive To Be Held For Firefighter Critically Injured In Blast

SYLMAR (CBS) — A blood drive will be held Thursday to help a firefighter who was critically injured when a building exploded in Sylmar earlier this week.

Timothy Larson, who reportedly co-owns the business that was destroyed Tuesday, lost an arm and a leg in the blast.

The off-duty firefighter was on disability leave at the time.

Larson’s brother died in a workplace explosion in Simi Valley last year.

Thursday’s blood drive will be held between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills.

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