MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Local media reported earlier in the day that the blaze in the hotel in Wilmington had left several people trapped inside.
"Over 100 #firefighters in 50 min. Sadly 1 person determined dead inside," LAFD posted on Twitter.
1of3 UPDATE: 111 E C St* KNOCKDOWN: Over 100 #firefighters in 50 min. Sadly 1 person determined dead inside.— LAFD (@LAFD) 2 апреля 2015
According to another tweet by LAFD, there are approximately 10 injured people, including one child with minor to serious injuries.
2of3 Approximately 10 patients (9 adults & 1 child) predominately with minor to serious extremity injuries.— LAFD (@LAFD) 2 апреля 2015
The cause of the blaze is currently being investigated, LAFD said.