WESTWOOD—A two-story apartment building caught fire in the city of Westwood on the Monday, March 30.

At 12:22 p.m. on the 1709 block of S. Thayer Avenue, a two-story, garden style apartment building was reported to have smoke showing on the top floor. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the property and within 14 minutes, 28 firefighters were able to extinguish the flames.

One adult male was reported to have sustained burn injuries and was listed in serious condition. He was transported to a nearby hospital for care. The LAFD Arson Unit is investigating the fire as per protocol due to the injury that occurred as a result. The age or name of the patient is unknown at this time.