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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Fire

10 people looking for a home after Boyle Heights fire

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BOYLE HEIGHTS — The Red Cross is helping 10 people, seven adults and three children, with lodging after a fire broke out at their duplex apartment on Wabash Avenue this morning, according to the L.A. Fire Department. It took more than 60 firefighters about half an ... Read More »

Massive Boyle Heights fire lights up night sky

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BOYLE HEIGHTS — More than 100 firefighters tonight are battling a raging fire that broke out in a commercial building near Soto Street and Pico Boulevard. A portion of the approximately 700-foot by 100-foot building has collapsed but firefighters are “getting a good handle on the ... Read More »

Small fires in Debs Park & Highland Park under investigation

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L.A. Fire Department investigators are looking into about a half dozen small vegetation fires that broke out today in and around Debs Park near Montecito Heights as well as Sycamore Park in Highland Park. L.A. Park Rangers called fire department investigators late this afternoon to talk ... Read More »

LAFD knocks down Echo Park area apartment fire

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Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire that broke out this morning in an apartment on the top of a three-story building near Sunset Boulevard and Boylston Street. An estimated 73 firefighters took 16 minutes to knock down the fire that was reported at 10:26 a.m., according to ... Read More »

One injured in Highland Park house fire

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HIGHLAND PARK —  One adult was injured in a fire that broke out this morning in a three-story home in the 100 block of S. Avenue 59, the LAFD reported. It took firefighters about 45 minutes to put out the blaze, which began at about 8 ... Read More »

Fire heavily damages Highland Park home [updated]

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HIGHLAND PARK — Firefighters took about 30 minutes to put out a blaze that broke out tonight in a vacant home in the 5600 block of Hub Street,  according to the L.A. Fire Department. The blaze began at about 9:30 p.m., with the one-story home being “well ... Read More »

Fire destroys SUV on Echo Park street

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ECHO PARK — Residents living near the corner of Laveta Terrace and Scott Avenue awoke early this morning to the sound of a car alarm and the sight of a parked SUV in flames. After hearing a car alarm, a  nearby resident named Cecilia went outside at ... Read More »