Firefighters knock down Long Beach apartment fire

Long Beach firefighters put out a blaze in an apartment Saturday, authorities said.

The fire was reported about 8:45 p.m. in the 500 block of East 17th Street, firefighters said. Heavy flames were showing from the apartment when they arrived.

The flames were reported out at about 9 p.m., firefighters said. A primary search of the apartment revealed no victims.

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