Rescues at Los Angeles Abandoned High-Rise Fire

People on the roof of the eight-story building

 

People were found trapped on the roof of a burning abandoned building in Los Angeles on March 24, 2021. (ABC7, YouTube)

 

HighRiseOps Staff

LOS ANGELES, California – KABC/ABC7 has video of Los Angeles firefighters rescuing people from the roof during a fire involving an abandoned eight-story building on March 23, 2021.

Firefighters responded to the commercial structure at 1603 South San Pedro Street at approximately 7:20 p.m.

Firefighters reached the people on the roof via aerial ladders and had them shelter in place until after the fire was extinguished and the stairways were clear.

The people on the roof, eight total, told firefighters they were taking part in a photo shoot.

There were no reported injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

TOPICS

People on the roof of the eight-story building     HighRiseOps Staff LOS ANGELES, California – KABC/ABC7 has video of Los Angeles firefighters rescuing people from the roof during a fire involving an abandoned eight-story building on March 23, 2021. Firefighters responded to the commercial structure at 1603 South San Pedro Street at approximately 7:20 […]

Get The RigSpot Newsletter

Related Articles

Grenfell Firefighters Facing Elevated Cancer Rates

Grenfell Firefighters Facing Elevated Cancer Rates

Firefighters who battled the Grenfell high-rise fire in 2017 are being diagnosed with cancer at an alarming rate. Britain's Daily Mirror reports that roughly a dozen firefighters, some as young as 40, have been diagnosed with cancers such as leukemia and colon...