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$100,000 Livermore apartment house fire injures tenant

Blaze in Murrieta Boulevard building destroys 2 upstairs units

One person was airlifted to a burn center for injuries sustained in a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Livermore Thursday morning, according to fire officials.

The blaze in the 900 block of Murrieta Boulevard was reported shortly before 1 a.m., Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Chief Jim Miguel said.

The fire consumed two upstairs units and was under control by 1:25 a.m., he said.

Damage to the apartment complex was estimated around $100,000, Miguel said.

The Red Cross was called to assist 11 people, all adults, displaced by the fire found in the apartment complex's six units, according

to Miguel.

A man was airlifted to a burn center for respiratory issues, second-degree burns to the face and third-degree burns to the hands, Miguel said.

No other injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

— Bay City News Service

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