Greater Alarm Fire Damages Winnetka Strip Mall

Sunday, July 23, 2017
It took more than 100 firefighters to extinguish a greater alarm fire late Saturday night at a west San Fernando Valley strip mall.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 11:01 PM on July 22, 2017 to 20851 Sherman Way in Winnetka, where firefighters arrived quickly to find heavy fire showing from a one story 4,452 square foot, four tenant commercial building on the northeast corner of Sherman Way and De Soto Avenue. 
One hundred and one firefighters under the command of Assistant Chief Andrew Fox confined the fire to the extensively damaged building of fire origin, extinguishing the flames in just 36 minutes. 
No injuries were reported. 
Fire loss to Ladin's Liquor DelicatessenCash 4 Gold CPWinnetka Check Cashing, and Raspados Y Churros Frutal is still being tabulated. The cause of the early morning fire remains under active investigation. 
Dispatched Units: E72  E104  RA104  E84  RA84  E305  T105  E273  T73  BC17  BC15  E106  E296  T96  E293  E93  T93  CM42  EM17  BC10  T88  E288  UR88  E89  UR89  RA89  HR3  BC14  E105  E260  T60  E87  BC9  EA1  AR2  
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