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LA Apartment Explosion Hurt Three

Three people are hurt after today´s explosion and fire at a residential complex near Los Angeles. The three-story complex in Encino – about 15 miles from downtown LA – was heavily damaged.

There´s no indication of what caused the late-morning explosion. FBI agents and police bomb squad experts are on the scene, but only as a precaution.

Fire officials say one of the three people hurt is in critical condition. The fire burned furiously for about an hour. It then continued to smolder as firefighters continued to direct streams of water onto it.