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Firefighters battle fire inside marijuana dispensary

More than 100 firefighters spent more than 45 minutes today battling a stubborn non-injury fire at a commercial property in South Los Angeles, authorities said. The blaze inside a marijuana dispensary abutting Fernando’s Upholstery at 6015 S. Broadway was reported at 3:40 a.m., said fire department spokesman Brian Humphrey. The department dispatched 101 firefighters to battle the […]

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Fire damages shuttered Culver City train store

Fire has extensively damaged a recently closed model train store in Culver City, authorities said today. The fire at the former Allied Model Trains store in the 4300 block of Sepulveda Boulevard was reported at 9:45 p.m. Thursday, Culver City Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Nagy told a news videographer at the scene. Flames were visible […]

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One Killed in Second-Alarm Fire Explosion in Torrance

A person was killed today in a second-alarm fire and possible explosion at an apartment building in Torrance. Firefighters dispatched at approximately 2 a.m. to the 22500 block of Ocean Avenue had the fire out 2:14 a.m., said Capt. Robert Millea of the Torrance Fire Department. It damaged two units, one on the first and […]

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Health and fire risks as temperatures climb on Westside

Southland temperatures will climb above normal today as a heat wave grips the region, creating “elevated fire danger” and serious health risks for such vulnerable residents as children and the elderly. The temperature climb that began Wednesday will continue today, Friday and through the weekend, with the “hottest conditions” expected Saturday and Sunday, when inland temperatures will […]

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Building on Montana Ave in Santa Monica catches fire

A Santa Monica building housing two eateries was damaged today by a fire that was sparked when a car crashed into the rear of the structure and sheared a natural gas line. Firefighters sent to the 700 block of Montana Avenue about 8:30 a.m. extinguished the flames in about 45 minutes, according to the Santa Monica Fire […]

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