Update Explosion 12/02/2021 INC#0346

Update Explosion; INC#0346; 08:20AM; 5640 N Farmdale Av; https://bit.ly/3Ehoa0Q; North Hollywood; The explosion occurred in a subterranean electrical vault located in the apartment building's garden space at the front (west side between the street and building) and directly adjacent to the 32,150 square-foot, 37-unit, 3 story apartment building comprised of 2 floors of apartments over parking. The forceful blast, heard over a wide area, as well as concrete debris from the electrical vault's lid, caused visible damage to the eve line of the structure, and broke multiple apartment windows. There was no fire, and no injuries have been reported. The City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (ETA 9:00-9:30 AM) will perform a detailed inspection to determine if the building remains safe for occupancy. LADWP is also en route, no ETA.; FS 60; Batt 14; Valley Bureau; Council District 2; BC14 E260 E287 E60 RA86 RA860 SQ87 T60 T87; CH8; 17; Brian Humphrey