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A strong fire engulfed a commercial building In Woodland Hills that Sunday night it was so big that it could be detected from space.
Dozens of firefighters were asked to bring the fire under control It was reported around 9:10 pm and originated from a vacant building at 6000 Rue de SotoThe Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) reported.
The fire pierced the roof of the structure, The firefighters also deployed the defensive position and surrounded the building with hoses. From the outside, they sprayed water on the warehouse while protecting the neighboring buildings.
Los Angeles National Weather Service (NWS) On social media that The intensity of the fire was great enough to be detected from space Included is an image with heat detection from a geostationary environmental satellite.
About 80 firefighters prevented the fire from spreading to nearby buildings. Most of the fires were extinguished in just over an hour.
At 9:37 p.m., LAFD spokeswoman Margaret Stewart reported that the building’s structural integrity was starting to fail.
Most of the fire They went extinct at 10:19 p.m.the spokeswoman said.
“The remaining pockets of fire are difficult to access with external hoses, and due to structural instability, crews will remain in a defensive position. This operation will continue to be a protracted and active one,” Stewart said.
the authorities There were no reports of injuries..
The Los Angeles Fire Department is conducting an investigation into the fire.
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