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Los Angeles Fire Department truck. MyNewsLA.com photo by John Schreiber.

A fire at an apartment building in the Van Nuys area Wednesday left two people injured.

Firefighters sent to the 7400 block of North Sepulveda Boulevard about 10:10 a.m. extinguished the flames in about 20 minutes, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.

A man in his mid-40s suffered burns, and another person suffered smoke inhalation, the LAFD reported. Both were taken to a hospital, but the severity of their injuries was not immediately known.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

–City News Service

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