Long Beach, California – Two people were forced to leave their home after a fire broke out at a North Long Beach residence on Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.
Crews from the Long Beach Fire Department responded in the 2600 block of 55th Way to a report of a two-story apartment building on fire.
Responding crews discovered the attic of the building was on fire. Firefighters also saw that a nearby transformer had failed, causing power lines to fall on top of the apartment building.
Two people had to leave their residence despite the fact that the fire was put out quickly by firefighters.
An investigation into the cause of the fire was launched.