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Two firefighters injured battling Artesia school fire

September 29, 2011 |  6:37 am

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries early Wednesday morning battling a blaze that broke out at a school in Artesia.

Los Angeles County firefighters responded to a report of a fire at 2:42 a.m. and arrived at Elliot Elementary School on Cortner Avenue to find two classrooms in a detached bungalow ablaze, said dispatch supervisor Michael Pittman.

The fire was knocked down at 3:08 a.m.

Two firefighters suffered minor burns and went to the hospital as a precautionary measure, Pittman said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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