Apartment fire near La Brea and Wilshire on 6th St. east of Detroit. [map]
My camera is kaput and I’ve got a great view of it from the 20th Floor here at Sunset and Vine. Is anyone nearby snapping photos? (Yes! Roxanne was!)
UPDATE 3:50pm: LAFD reports a knockdown time at 3:45pm – no reports of injury. “La Brea at Detroit shut down in both directions until further notice.”
UPDATE @ 3:26p: Getting reports that the roads nearby are closed in the area – traffic is a nightmare right now. It may or may not be cleared up for regular quittin’ time traffic.
UPDATE @ 3:10p: It was originally a fire in one building, but it has jumped to another building, as well. A co-worker of mine has just been notified that her apartment building is being evacuated; the fire is going toward her building…
LAFD Alert: Jan 15, 2:26 pmDate: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 14:26:00 -0800 (PST)Subject: Reported Smoke 1/15/2008*Reported Smoke* 5449 W. 6th St.; TG 633-D2; FS 61, 2 story apartment building with fire showing from the attic. No reports of injury at this time.; Ch:7,12 @2:21 PM -d’Lisa Davies###
Photo credit: Roxanne