Firefighters extinguished a fire in a one-story commercial building in North Hills Wednesday morning in about 40 minutes, according to ONSCENE TV.
LAFD firefighters responded about 12:34 a.m. Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 15701 West Roscoe Boulevard, North Hills, Van Nuys;
LAFD firefighters initially engaged in a defensive attack on a one-story commercial with heavy fire showing. After knocking back the flames from the exterior, firefighters entered the structure to finish off the remainder of the flames. Firefighters also used power saws to cut through a perimeter fence around the building. Forty-two firefighters took 36 minutes to extinguish the blaze at 1:10 AM. No reported injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
FS 90; Batt 10; Valley Bureau; Council District 6; BC10 BC15 CM42 E275 E287 E290 E7 E81 E87 E90 RA81 RA90 T75 T87 T90; CH9; 18; -Nicholas Prange
LAFD vehicles/crews clearly viewed in video: E90, E81 using deck gun, E290 using deck gun, T90 main up, BC10 arriving, T75 with a hand line.
Possibly six hand lines or more were in use in a vacant one-story commercial structure across the street from a Chevron gas station — also on Roscoe Boulevard. Nearby tall palm tree(s) and possibly other trees also ignited.
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Fire Damage/Property Damage Estimate: $Unknown damage to vacant and blighted property with graffiti.
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