LOS FELIZ — Firefighters tonight are trying to determine the cause of a blaze that engulfed a three-story hillside home where “dozens of marijuana plants” and 100 small butane canisters were found, according to LAFD.
The fire in the 3900 block of Sunset Drive generated a thick plume of smokethat was visible from East Hollywood, Silver Lake and other neighboring communities. It took more than 50 firefighters about 20 minutes to put out the blaze that began shortly after 6 p.m. There were no reports of injury, according to LAFD.
The fire spread from an attached garage that had been converted into a living space into the the home. Two vehicles were burned. The butane canisters had been ignited during the blaze, according to LAFD.
UPDATE @ 8:43 pm: LAFD provided new details and address for the fire.