LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A homicide investigation is underway following an apartment fire in Ladera Heights.

The fire was reported about 10:53 p.m. Friday in a unit at the building in the 6700 block of Spring Park Drive.

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Upon arriving on scene, firefighters were able to put out the blaze in 20 minutes.

A female victim, who was pulled from a unit, was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.

According to KNX 1070 Newsradio, the victim was in her 90s and bedridden.

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City News Service reports that two other people were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the incident is being treated as a homicide.

It was not immediately known how many residents, if any, were displaced by the fire.

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