Update: *Floradale IC* Reporting Knockdown @ 2240 Hours. Still some smoldering debris. Preparing for massive overhaul...
EL MONTE (AP) — A large fire has destroyed a clothing factory in South El Monte.
The fire was being fed by "heavy fuel" in the form of huge stacks of sweatshirts, which have a long burn time and pose the risk of reigniting even after containment, said fire Capt. Frank Reynoso.
Location: Large warehouse, in the 1800 block of Floridale Avenue.
|LAFD Master Streams working Factory Fire|
Injuries: no injuries were reported.
Cause: Under investigation.
Resource list: Approx 200 Firefighters, 15 Eng, 6 Trucks, 2 PM Squads, 1 EST, 1 HM, 1 USAR, 1 Mobile air/light, 2 Safety, 6 BC, 2 AC, 2 DC, 1 CD, 1 FC #LACoFD Live
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