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Friday, February 27, 2015

Fire

Woman gravely injured in Eagle Rock fire

EAGLE ROCK – An elderly woman was in grave condition tonight following a fire in an Eagle Rock apartment, according to the L.A Fire Department. The fire broke out shortly after 8 p.m. in a three-story apartment building in the 1500 block of Yosemite Drive

Fire damages Echo Park bungalow and apartments [updated]

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ECHO PARK -- A fire fanned by strong winds this afternoon spread from a bungalow to a two-story apartment building next door before it was brought under control by firefighters. No one was injured in the blaze in the 300 block of Belmont Avenue, according to an LAFD battalion chief on the scene.

Attic fire reported in Echo Park [updated]

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS – Firefighters are responding to reports of an attic fire in the Elysian Heights section of Echo Park that broke out at about 12: 30 p.m.  in a one-story duplex in the 2300 block of Echo Park Avenue, according to preliminary reports. * Update:  ... Read More »

Downtown fire as seen from Elysian Heights

Fire as seen from Park Drive in Elysian Heights | Régis Toby Atwater

An early morning fire destroyed much of a downtown apartment complex that was under construction near the 110 Freeway and Temple Street, lighting up the night sky across the area. Régis Toby Atwater snapped a photo of the fire at about 2 a.m. as seen from ... Read More »

Industrial fire burning in Lincoln Heights [updated]

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS — Firefighters tonight are trying to extinguish a large blaze that broke out in a Lincoln Heights scrapyard, according to preliminary reports from the L.A. Fire Department.  The fire was burning through the yard filled with 55-gallon drums containing “possible exotic metals” in the ... Read More »

Fire breaks out in L.A. River channel

An approximately one-acre brush fire broke out late this afternoon in the L.A. River channel near Los Feliz Boulevard, according to ABC7.  A water dropping helicopter doused the flames but no details were available about what triggered the blaze, which was first spotted at about  5 ... Read More »

Cause of deadly Echo Park fire remains undetermined

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After a fire swept through an Echo Park apartment house and killed two people last December, officials with the L.A. Fire Department called the blaze  “suspicious” as arson investigators inspected the ruins of the Bonnie Brae Street building.  But more than three months after the Dec. ... Read More »

Fire reported at Silver Lake auto body shop

SILVER LAKE  —  Residents reported that a fire broke out early this morning at an auto body shop on Sunset Boulevard. The Eastsider is seeking more information from the L.A. Fire Department but a photo posted on Twitter by @JoselynHughes at 4:12 a.m. shows fire trucks ... Read More »