LAFD Battles Greater Alarm Fire in South L.A.

Saturday, April 11, 2020

On the afternoon of April 11, 2020, the Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned to a structure fire at 11632 South Main Street in South Los Angeles.

The first arriving firefighters discovered heavy pressurized smoke and fire showing from the rear of a 70’ x 40’ vacant one story commercial building.

Mounting an aggressive fire attack with a primary search of the structure, crews were pushed back by deteriorating conditions, including a partial roof collapse, leading to a well-coordinated transition to defensive operations.

Ninety-eight LAFD personnel were able to fully extinguish the fire in 52 minutes. There were no injuries. The cause of the blaze is undetermined.

Dispatched LAFD Units: AR1 BC1 BC11 BC13 BC4 CM22 E203 E210 E221 E233 E264 E266 E33 E5 E57 E64 E65 E66 EA1 EM1 EM11 EM13 HR3 RA10 RA33 RA5 RA865 SQ21 T10 T21 T3 T33 T64 T66 UR5 UR88

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