Elderly man missing after house catches on fire in Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (KRON) — Crews search for an elderly man, who went missing after his home caught on fire Thursday night.

According to residents, the 84-year-old man ran inside to save some puppies when the fire first erupted, and residents said ever since then the man has not been spotted.

During the blaze crews treated a 74-year-old woman for smoke inhalation, and is reported to be in fair condition.

According to crews, the fire engulfed a multistory 9,000 square foot house.

Firefighters are have mopped up hot spots at the scene.

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