A fire at a vacant commercial building in North Hollywood on Sunday was quickly knocked down.
The incident was reported at about 7:38 a.m. Sunday on the 12100 block of Victory Boulevard, according to Margaret Stewart, spokesperson for the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).
Upon arrival, firefighters reported a two-story, vacant building with smoke showing, Stewart said.
Firefighters opened up the structure and had a visible fire on one side of the building, according to Stewart.
Once inside, firefighters located a contents fire and prevented the blaze from extending into the structure or up into the second floor, the spokesperson said.
A primary search located no people inside the structure and no injuries were reported, according to Stewart.
Official knockdown declared at just before 8 a.m.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation, with firefighters remaining on scene as of 8:15 a.m. to ensure the remaining embers of the fire are completely extinguished.
Three Injured After Panorama City Apartment Fire
A 3-year-old child and two adults were injured after a Panorama City apartment fire Thursday afternoon.
The incident was first reported at about 12:55 p.m. on the 8700 block of Willis Avenue, according to Brian Humphrey, spokesperson for the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).
Upon arrival, firefighters reported a three-story apartment building with fire in one unit on the second floor, Humphrey said.
In 20 minutes, the fire was extinguished and contained to one unit of the building, according to the spokesperson.
A 3-year-old girl fell on stairs while departing the vicinity of the fire with family and was treated for injuries on scene, according to Humphrey.
A later update from the LAFD reported two additional injuries in connection to the apartment fire.
Well after the fire was extinguished, a man and woman who resided in the apartment made contact with Paramedics, expressing concerns related to their smoke exposure, according to the department.
Both adults were transported to an area hospital by an LAFD ambulance in fair condition for clinical evaluation, according to Humphrey.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Note: This story has been updated with information on two additional injuries in connection to the fire.
Shannon Fire In Acton Breaks Out Near Sierra Highway
The Shannon Fire in Acton broke out near Sierra Highway Thursday morning.
The brush fire in Acton, dubbed the Shannon Fire, was first reported at about 9:27 a.m. Thursday near Sierra Highway and Shannon Dale Road, according to Marvin Lim, spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
A dumpster fire has spread to the surrounding brush, according to Lim.
At about 10:15 a.m., firefighters reported forward progress has been stopped at a quarter acre, according to the spokesperson.
Steep terrain in the area has caused difficulty for firefighters to access the fire, which is reported near the top of a ridge.
Firefighters with the L.A. County Fire Department and Angeles National Forest are responding to battle the blaze.
Smoke is visible from the Acton brush fire about one mile out, fire officials said.
No structures are reported to be threatened by the fire as of 9:45 a.m.
Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes avail
Northridge Apartment Fire Prompts Greater Alarm Response
A Northridge apartment fire has prompted a greater alarm response Thursday, with nearly 100 firefighters assigned to the blaze.
The incident was first reported at about 11:45 a.m. Thursday on the 9800 block of Reseda Boulevard, according to Brian Humphrey, spokesperson for the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).
Upon arrival, firefighters reported a three-story apartment building with fire in one unit on the third floor, Humphrey said.
95 LAFD Firefighters have been assigned in offensive operations at what is now a greater alarm incident known as the Reseda Fire, according to Humphrey.
An aggressive interior fire attack is needed for heavy fire within one apartment of the 53-unit building, the spokesperson said.
Knockdown of the fire was achieved in about 33 minutes, Humphrey said. The apartment was immediately across the street from LAFD Station 70, he added.
Three residents were evaluated by LAFD Paramedics for unspecified injuries, according to Humphrey.
One of those residents was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition.
At least one lane is expected to remain closed on both Reseda Boulevard and Lassen Street in the immediate area of the fire until LAFD operations are complete. Motorists should anticipate congestion and avoid the area.
This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available.
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