LAFD Battles Arson Blaze at South L.A. Marijuana Dispensary

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

It took the combined effort of more than 100 firefighters to extinguish a greater alarm fire at a medical marijuana dispensary early Tuesday morning.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 3:40 AM on September 1, 2015 of a structure fire at 6015 South Broadway Street in South Los Angeles, where firefighters arrived quickly to find a well-secured one story building with smoke showing. Witnesses described a loud sound - possibly an explosion, within the building, prior to noting the fire. 

One hundred and four firefighters under the command of LAFD Assistant Chief Donald Frazeur skilfully confined the fire within the 4,600 square foot building of fire origin, extinguishing the flames in just 46 minutes. 

No injuries were reported.

Fire loss to L.A. Mart Collective is still being tabulated. The cause of the fire was determined to be arson.

Dispatched Units: E233 T33 RA833 E46 RA46 E57 E221 E21 T21 SQ21 EM13 BC13 BC11 E33 E266 T66 E14 CM22 EM11 BC18 T3 E203 E3 UR3 HR56 UR88 BC1 E64 E66 E215 T15 E264 T64 BC1 E3 T3 E203 UR3 HR56 UR88 RA803 RA3 AR1 EA1 CM31

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