SAN GABRIEL — ColoradoBoulevard.net:
San Gabriel Fire Department was on scene Sunday morning fighting a structure fire in San Gabriel.
By News Desk
The incident was first reported at approximately 3:28 am on Sunday, June 11, 2023.
Key details of the incident:
- The fire incident took place at 300 E Valley Blvd in San Gabriel, Calif.
- The fire incident was extensive and classified as a fourth alarm.
- Investigations are underway.
After the incident was reported, San Gabriel Fire Department Station 51 arrived on scene. The fire incident was elevated to a second alarm, ultimately elevated to a fourth alarm, and 90 firefighters from SGFD and surrounding cities Alhambra, Monterey Park, Montebello, San Marino, Arcadia, Pasadena, Glendale and LA County Fire Department responded to the fire.
The fire was under control around 7:00 am and no injuries have been reported. Traffic might be impacted on Valley Boulevard between Del Mar Ave and San Gabriel Blvd. Investigators are working to determine the exact cause of the fire.
The fire was contained and residents evacuated were fully re-populated by 11:00 am. The main fire building sustained major damage and San Gabriel firefighters will remain on scene for at least another day chasing down hot spots and smoldering deep seated fires in the extensive debris pile. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Members of the Verdugo Arson Task Force, including representatives from the ATF and FBI have been on scene for most of the day, and led by San Gabriel Battalion Chiefs Eakman and Davis, will work to determine the origin and cause of this major emergency fire.
[This article has been updated to include additional information pertaining to the fire and to correct the address. June 12, 2023, 7:24 am.]
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