Reports right now of 1 FF LODD, 1 critical condition
Injuries occured during a secondary explosion while investigating a report of an intital explosion, POSSIBLY an underground vault of an unknown type.
Incident is in the Westchester area of LA City, near LAX on Sepulveda Blvd.
1 of the FF's was airlifted from the scene to Daniel Freeman Hospital.
Thoughts and prayers are with the firefighters, their families, and the LAFD.
LAFD OFFICIAL PRELIMINARY STATEMENT http://lafd.blogspot.com/2008/03/los...d-in-line.html
LAFD Official Coverage: http://lafd.blogspot.com
Thoughts and Prayers with his family and LAFD.
What a tragedy. Rest Easy Bro! Its kind of odd that they included MALE firefighter in the announcement.
RIP my brother.
RIP. My prayers and thoughts are with family and friends. Safe and speedy recovery for the other injured ff.
Rest easy brother, we'll take it from here.
Rest easy Brother, we got it from here.
Best wishes for a quick and complete recovery for the other injured Brother.
Very sad news. Rest easy brother.
We are on a record year unfortunately.
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may the fallen bro rest in peace.condolences to his family and friends.
full recovery for the injured bro.
RIP.Thoughts and prayers with the family and LAFD.
RIP thoughts and prayers are with the family and the LAFD and also with the injured firefighter. Get well soon.
Thoughts and prayers to the family and friends.
Rest easy brother. My thoughts and prayers our with his family and LAFD.
(Jon Palos / For The Los Angeles Times)
Colleagues treat L.A. City Firefighter Brent A. Lovrien, left, and Engineer Anthony J. Guzman moments after an explosion rocked the Westchester business district.
*WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTO.
Rest in Peace Brother. My prayers to his family. Speedy recovery for the injured.
RIP brother. My thoughts are with him, his family and co-workers