Downtown Los Angeles commercial fire burns nearly 3 hours
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge fire has destroyed a wholesale fabric firm's building in downtown Los Angles.
The Fire Department says it took 186 firefighters nearly three hours to fully...
Southern California commercial fire burns for hours
CULVER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters have been battling a fire in a Southern California store for hours.
The Culver City Fire Department says the fire at a large 99 Cents Only Store was...
The Latest: Los Angeles commercial fire knocked down
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a large fire in a Los Angeles commercial building (all times local):
Los Angeles firefighters have extinguished a fire that raged through a commercial building.
More than 100 firefighters battled the flames for 90 minutes early Friday morning.
Firefighters had to deal with a partial roof collapse and electrical hazards from power lines, but Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart says no injuries were reported.
The Latest: Stubborn LA commercial fire finally extinguished
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fire in a row of Los Angeles businesses (all times local):
Los Angeles firefighters have extinguished a stubborn commercial fire that burned for nearly three hours in the San Fernando Valley.
Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says the majority of the businesses in the Sylmar strip mall were saved.
The fire was reported shortly before 4 a.m. Monday and required more than 100 firefighters.
Despite a partial roof collapse there were no injuries.
Los Angeles firefighters battle stubborn commercial fire
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles firefighters are battling a stubborn fire in a row of San Fernando Valley businesses.
More than 100 firefighters have been working to extinguish the blaze in a Sylmar strip mall since before 4 a.m. Monday.
There's been a partial roof collapse but no injuries are reported.
Fire at Renton U-Haul called “suspicious”
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Investigators are calling an overnight fire at a Renton, Washington, U-Haul rental facility 'suspicious.'
KCPQ-TV reports that firefighters were called to investigate a commercial fire on Northeast 4th Street around 3 a.m. Saturday.
Los Angeles commercial fire extinguished after 7 hours
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles firefighters battled a major commercial building fire for more than seven hours before knocking down the flames.
The blaze erupted in the two-story building in the Glassell Park area Monday afternoon and was finally extinguished at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday.
More than 150 firefighters battled the fire amid hazards from downed electrical wires and the threat of collapse.
The Latest: Downtown LA commercial fire extinguished
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a commercial building fire in downtown Los Angeles (all times local):
Firefighters have finally extinguished a stubborn fire in a downtown Los Angeles commercial building that impacted the morning rush hour.
More than 100 firefighters worked over two hours Wednesday to contain the flames to the one-story structure building filled with densely stored clothing.
Spokane Valley fire roundup: Electrical panel, two clothes dryers were in flames
The Spokane Valley Fire Department last week responded to several calls, including two fires originating from clothes dryers and an electrical panel fire that knocked out power to 10 businesses at the Spokane Industrial Park.
Fire crews responded to a commercial fire at the Spokane Industrial Park at approximately 9 a.m. on Jan. 10. Flames and smoke were emanating from an electrical panel inside Travis Pattern and Foundry, a manufacturer of metal fabrications.
Nobody hurt in large commercial fire in downtown LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say nearly 100 firefighters responded as flames ripped through the top floor of a four-story commercial building in downtown Los Angeles.
Fire Department spokeswoman Amy Bastman says nobody was hurt in the intense blaze early Monday in the city's fashion district. Television news footage showed huge flames shooting from windows on all sides of the building.
Bastman says crews knocked down the fire in about a half-hour.
LaFayette Fire Services, along with assisting agencies, responded to a commercial fire early Friday morning in LaFayette. Official are investigating to decide if it was an act of arson.
According to Fire Chief Stacey Meeks, around 2 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 30, firefighters responded to the latest suspicious commercial fire at the former Don Lolo Mexican Restaurant/former Dinner Bell in LaFayette.
Fire at former restaurant building in LaFayette ruled accidental
Officials now believe that a fire at the former Don Lolo Mexican Restaurant building in LaFayette was accidentally started by squatters.
According to Fire Chief Stacey Meeks, after the state fire marshal completed his on-scene investigation, including witness testimony and what he observed on scene, it was concluded that the fire originated on the second floor.
Commercial fire in SW Washington state extinguished
WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — A commercial fire near the Port of Camus-Washougal in southwestern Washington state that sent up plumes of black smoke has been extinguished.
The Camas-Washougal Fire Department tells KING-TV (http://kng5.tv/2uLrGh7) that the fire at Advanced Drainage Systems started at about 8 p.m. Friday and was out by 9 p.m.
Officials say the fire burned plastic drain and irrigation pipes at the facility just across the Columbia River from Oregon.
Commercial fire shuts down portion of Rivers Avenue in North Charleston
A large commercial fire has shut down a portion of Rivers Avenue near McMillan Avenue in North Charleston.
The fire was reported at 4:16 p.m. in the 3700 block of Rivers, according to a dispatch supervisor with the Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center.
SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A fire in a plastics recycling facility sent up a huge column of black smoke over eastern Los Angeles County on Monday before it was controlled.
Santa Fe Springs Fire Chief Michael Crook said the fire erupted when a vehicle crashed into a power pole and high voltage lines fell onto trees and buildings.
The crash also sheared off a fire hydrant, hampering firefighting until the section of pipeline gushing water could be isolated.
SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a commercial fire that sent a towering column of smoke over Los Angeles County (all times local):
A commercial fire that sent up a huge column of black smoke over eastern Los Angeles County has been knocked down.
Santa Fe Springs Fire Chief Michael Crook says the fire erupted in a plastics recycling facility Monday afternoon when a vehicle crashed into a power pole and high voltage lines fell onto trees and buildings.
Man arrested in Orange County commercial fire that injured 3
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of starting a fire that destroyed a large commercial building in Newport Beach and injured three people, including a firefighter.
The blaze erupted around 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 11 in an industrial area and was battled for hours by firefighters from several Orange County cities.
The flames damaged 80 storage units and several vehicles.