By CBSLA Staff

ENCINO (CBSLA) – A fire broke out in a motel room in Encino early Tuesday morning which contained painting supplies.

The blaze was reported at 1:30 a.m. at the Rodeway Inn on 17448 Ventura Blvd.

Nov. 17, 2020. (CBSLA)

Los Angeles Fire Department crews responded to find smoke coming from the second-floor of the two-story garden style motel, with a fire burning in one of the rooms.

It took crews about 20 minutes to put out the fire. The damage was contained to one motel room.

Meanwhile, a man with serious burn injuries was found standing outside the motel and was taken to a hospital. It’s unclear if he was hurt during the fire.

The motel manager told CBSLA that painting supplies were found inside the room which appeared to belong to a woman who was staying there.

The cause is under investigation.


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