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Fire crews battle Lynwood house fire after reports of gunshots

Firefighters battled a house fire in Lynwood Thursday afternoon following a response to a family disturbance from LA Sheriff’s Deputies.

The person was reportedly suffering from a mental illness and was armed with a gun, according to Sergeant Valdez with the LASD Century Station.

When deputies arrived, the home at 4800 Olanda Street was engulfed in flames. Deputies also reported hearing what they believed were gunshots.

Firefighters extinguished the fire just after 5 p.m.

One man was detained and it is still unknown if there are any injuries.

Source: NBC Los Angeles

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