LAFD Engine 9 crew initially dispatched to a rubbish fire confirmed with metro fire dispatch that the exterior fire has extended into a two story commercial.
LAFD Engine 9 resonded on December 28, 2017 to a report of a rubbish fire that turned out to be tents for homeless people setup on the sidewalk in front of a building.
According to ‘firelensman’ the fire was confirmed with metro fire dispatch that the exterior fire had extended into a two story commercial building.
The call was upgraded to a structure fire. Firefighters forced entry, quickly extinguishing the flames inside the front of the older brick building. The main bulk of fire was knocked down in fifteen minutes. There were no reported injuries, and the occupants of the tents apparently fled the scene before Los Angeles firefighters arrived.
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Injuries: None initially/unknown
Fire Damage/Property Damage Estimate: $Unknown
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