VALLEY GLEN ( —   Authorities said a man was doused with gasoline Thursday evening in the Valley Glen area during an argument.

The attack happened on Woodman Avenue.

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KCAL9’s Brittney Hopper reported from the scene hours after it happened and police and fire department officials were investigating.

The LAPD told her an argument broke out between two men.

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One man doused the other with gasoline and set him on fire, police said.

Neighbors heard an explosion and then said they saw the fire spread to a nearby carport.

Both men were taken to a hospital.

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Hopper described one, presumably the man set ablaze, as in “very, very serious condition.”