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A man was hospitalized and his dog died after a house fire in the San Fernando Valley

A man was hospitalized and his dog died after a house fire in the San Fernando Valley

A man was hospitalized and his dog died after a house fire in the San Fernando Valley

An elderly man was hospitalized and a dog died when a house fire broke out in the Valley Village neighborhood on Sunday.

The fire was reported shortly after 12:15 a.m. in the 4900 block of N. Beeman Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Crews were dispatched after receiving a notification from an alarm company about the fire. They arrived to find a shed attached to the front of a one-story home that was engulfed in flames, according to an LAFD statement.

While some firefighters fought the blaze, others entered the house and rescued the elderly man who lived inside.

“The man, who suffered burns to the head, received medical attention at the scene before being transported to an area hospital in stable condition,” the LAFD said.

Firefighters re-entered the home after the flames were extinguished around 12:45 a.m. and found the man’s pet dog dead inside.

No other injuries were reported.

Investigators are working to determine what caused the fire.