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LAFD Makes Quick Work of Downtown L.A. Fire

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
LOS ANGELES
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Despite massive flames on their arrival, Los Angeles Firefighters quickly extinguished - without injury, a fire in a vacant downtown building Wednesday evening.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:47 PM on September 2, 2015 to 800 East 9th Street in the Warehouse District of downtown Los Angeles, where firefighters arrived quickly to find heavy fire showing from a 5,880 square-foot one-story commercial building.

Well coordinated fireground operations by 102 LAFD firefighters under the command of Battalion Chief Raymundo Gomez confined the fire to the vacant building, extinguishing the flames in just 24 minutes. 

No injuries were reported.

Fire damage to the 108 year-old structure is still being tabulated. The cause of the greater alarm blaze remains under active investigation.

Dispatched Units: RA809 E10 T10 E210 RA10 E17 E4 E203 T3 SQ21 EM1 BC11 BC13 BC1 E9 T9 RA209 CM22 E215 T15 E21 E14 E202 T2 EM9 HR56 T27 E227 UR27 RA827 E89 UR88 BC14 E482 EM11 BC5 EA1 HU59 AR1 

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