Firefighters Fighting Extra Alarm Fire on South Los Angeles St Near 12th St in Downtown Los Angeles

Firefighters are battling an large fire with thick black smoke billowing into the air at a commercial building in downtown Los Angeles. YouTube Tips ⓘ

Police, firefighters, and paramedics from Los Angeles responded about 5:50 a.m. Wednesday, August 30, 2023 to fire in a 2-story commercial building at Ruby Textiles, 1131 South Los Angeles Street in Downtown Los Angeles. Initially heavy smoke was showing with an offensive operation, but heavy flames were showing through the roof by 6:30 a.m.

The Incident Commander has withdrawn companies and transitioned to defensive mode (exterior-only fire attack).

Approximately 120 firefighters are assigned to this incident.; FS 10; Batt 1; Central Bureau; Council District 14; AR1 BC1 BC11 BC5 CM20 CM22 E10 E11 E14 E17 E20 E203 E209 E21 E210 E211 E215 E226 E227 E229 E3 E5 E9 EA1 EM1 HR3 RA10 RA27 RA810 RA827 SO1 SQ21 T10 T11 T15 T26 T27 T29 T3 T9 UR27 UR88; CH9; 13 14; Nicholas Prange

Conditions at Los Angeles / USC Campus Downtown (KCQT)

Aug 30, 7:47 am
Air Temp: 73°F Wind: N 0 MPH CLR

Aug 30, 6:47 am
Air Temp: 68°F Wind: N 0 MPH CLR

Calms winds have smoke rising and then falling and hovering on the city.

Forecast high 95°F around 1PM to 2PM.

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Injuries: Unknown

Fire Damage/Property Damage Estimate: $Unknown

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