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A Los Angeles Fire Department truck. Photo by John Schreiber.

An explosion and fire at an apartment building in South Pasadena Tuesday left a woman seriously injured, police said.

Firefighters and police officers were sent to the 1700 block of Huntington Drive about 6:30 a.m., according to the Pasadena Police Department.

The 12-unit complex was evacuated, and firefighters quickly extinguished the flames. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, police said.

Investigators were seeking the cause of the explosion and fire.

–City News Service

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